Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Zia’s 41st death anniversary Monday

BNP will observe the 41st death anniversary of its founder and former president Ziaur Rahman on Monday.

BNP and its different associate bodies chalked out a 10-day programme to observe the death anniversary across the country with due reverence.

The observance of Zia's death anniversary programmes began today (Sunday) through a discussion programme at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, and will end on June 7.

The programmes include arranging discussion meetings, seminars, photo exhibition, wearing black badges, publishing posters and supplements in newspapers and distributing food and relief materials among the destitute.

Ziaur Rahman who founded the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in 1978 was assassinated by a group of disgruntled army officers at Chittagong Circuit House on 30 May 1981.

In observance of the day, black flags will be hoisted and party flags kept at half-mast atop the offices of the party and its associate bodies, including Nayapaltan headquarters at 6:00am on Monday.

Besides, BNP senior leaders, led by party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, will place wreaths at Zia's grave at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the morning.

BNP and its associate bodies will arrange discussions on Zia’s activities until June 7 as part of the death anniversary programmes.

The party leaders of Dhaka south and north city units will distribute food and relief materials among the destitute in different parts of the city.

The party's all district, city and thana units will also observe the day with various programmes including discussions to be participated by BNP senior leaders.