Age limit of JL leaders to be discussed on Sunday: Quader

Sun Online Desk

18th October, 2019 06:09:32 printer

Age limit of JL leaders to be discussed on Sunday: Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said his party president and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has convened a meeting to decide age limit of Jubo League, to be held at Ganobhaban on Sunday.

He disclosed the information while talking to reporters after placing a wreath on the grave of Shaheed Sheikh Russel on the occasion of his 56th birthday at Banani graveyard in the city.

Quader, also the Road, Transport and Bridges Minister said, “The issue of finalising the age limit to enter Jubo League committee will be discussed during the meeting.”

He called the killing of Sheikh Russel, the youngest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, an abominable crimes in the human civilisation’s history.

“The assassination of Sheikh Russel is one of the despicable crimes in the history of human civilisation. Women and children were not targeted at any political killing in the history of civilisation…but women and children have fallen prey to political killing in Bangladesh,” he said.

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud, Awami League (AL) presidium member Matia Chowdhury, AL joint general secretaries Mahbubul Alam Hanif and Jahangir Kabir Nanak, State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, Deputy Minister for Water Resources AKM Enamul Hoque Shameem, AL office secretary Abdus Sobhan Golap, general secretary of AL Dhaka City South Unit Shahe Alam Murad, Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote general secretary Arun Sarkar Rana, actress Nutan and singer Rafiqul Alam were, among others, present.