University teachers on Sunday urged young generations to follow human virtues of nuclear scientist and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s husband Dr M A Wazed Miah to become honest citizens with patriotic zeal.
Teachers of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) made the call in a brief discussion after placing wreaths at the grave of Dr Wazed in village Fatehpur Laldighee in Pirganj upazila of the district to celebrate his 79th birthday.Earlier, led by Vice-chancellor Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, teachers and officials of the university placed wreaths and offered Fateha and munajats seeking divine blessings for departed soul of Dr Wazed and welfare of his family members.
Later, officials of Begum Rokeya University Teachers’ Association (BRUTA), Dr Wazed Research and Training Institute, BRUR units of the Officers’ and Employees’ Associations and other organisations placed wreaths at the grave to pay due respect to the nuclear scientist.
General Secretary of BRUTA and Provost of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall Tabiur Rahman Prodhan, Director of the Institutional Quality Assurance Cell of the university Professor Dr Md. Nazmul Haque, Dean of the Faculty of Life and Earth Science and Proctor of the university Md Atiur Rahman were present.
After the Johr prayers, the teachers, students, officials and employees of BRUR took part in a milad mahfil arranged at the university’s central Jam-e-Mosque on the campus and sought divine blessings for departed soul of the nuclear scientist.
The academics termed Dr Wazed as a completely honest citizen with incomparable human qualities while recalling diverse aspects of the life, works and contributions of the nuclear scientist to national development on the occasions.
Professor Kalimullah said Dr Wazed always followed ideals of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and worked accordingly to realise the dream of Bangabandhu through building a developed Sonar Bangla.