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BD New Delhi mission pays homage to Sheikh Kamal

  • Gautam Lahiri, New Delhi
  • 5th August, 2021 07:11:01 PM
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BD New Delhi mission pays homage to Sheikh Kamal

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Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi  paid homage to valiant freedom fighter Captain Sheikh Kamal on the occasion of his birth anniversary on Thursday.

Capt. Sheikh Kamal has been assassinated along with Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most members of his families on the brutal night of August 15 in 1975.

The 72nd birth anniversary of Sheikh Kamal was observed with due solemnity through holding of discussion and placing wreaths at his portraits at Bangabandhu Corner at the chancery building.

High Commissioner Muhammad Imran led the officers and staff of the mission in laying the wreaths.

He later presided a discussion meeting on the life and work of Sheikh Kamal at the chancery’s Bangabandhu conference hall.

In his speech, Muhammad Imran recalled his memory with Sheikh Kamal and admired him for his exceptional capacity to organise sports, art and music after the 1971 War of Liberation.

He also hailed Sheikh Kamal’s role during the liberation war when he acted as the ADC of Commander-in-Chief Gen. MAG Osmani.

Muhammad Imran also said Sheikh Kamal was an idol of modern fulfilled man and a youth who got all his attributes from his family and reflected those in his personal, social and cultural life.

At the meeting, a short life-sketch of Capt. Sheikh Kamal was read out by Mohd Rashedul Amin, Counsellor (Economic), Lieutenant Colonel Md Kamrul Hasan, Assistant Defence Adviser and Tahsina Nasrin, Second Secretary.

Selim Md Jahangir, Minister (Consular) at the mission also spoke on the occasion. Md. Zakaria Bin Amjad, Minister Second Secretary conducted the meeting.

A documentary on the life of Capt. Sheikh Kamal also screened. A doa was offered seeking divine blessing for Sheikh Kamal and his family.