The 34th death anniversary of eminent jurist, parliamentarian, educationist and philanthropist Dr Aleem Al-Razee was observed with due solemnity in the country on Friday, reports UNB.
Razee, who died on March 15, 1985, was at the forefront of all political struggles and socio-cultural movements unleashed in the country to win democracy, human rights and freedom of expression of the people.Different voluntary, socio-cultural organisations and educational institutions observed the day with elaborate programmes.
Dr. Aleem-Al-Razee Memorial Council members laid floral wreaths and offered ‘fateha’ at Razee’s graveyard in Banani and held milad mahfil in Razee’s remembrance in his native village.
Separate doa mahfils were also held at Nagarpur Government College in Nagarpur and Dr. Aleem Al-Razee High School in Lawhati of Tangail on the occasion.
Discussion meetings on the life and works of Razee were organised, among others, by the Shandhani National Eye Donation Society (SNEDS), City Law College in the capital.
At the discussion arranged by Dr. Aleem Al-Razee High School, chairman of the school management committee Lion Shiblee, also former student of the school and general secretary of Delduar upazila Awami League, and school managing committee member Biplab Hossain Khan shed light on the life and works of Dr. Aleem Al-Razee. The headmaster of the school presided over the programme.
Razee was at the forefront of all political struggles and socio-cultural movements unleashed in the country to establish democracy, human rights and freedom of expression of people.