Friday, 30 September, 2022

Bangamata's 92nd birth anniversary tomorrow

The 92nd birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be observed tomorrow in a befitting manner across the country.

Bangamata was born on August 8 in 1930 at Tungipara village in Gopalganj.

She was killed brutally along with Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members on the fateful night of August 15 in 1975.

Marking the day, the Awami League (AL) has chalked out programmes. Wreaths will be placed at her grave in city’s Banani area at 9am tomorrow.

AL's Dhaka north city unit will distribute food among orphans at Azimpur Orphanage after Zohr prayers.

Besides, AL's relief and social welfare sub-committee and forest and environment sub-committee, Awami Jubo League and Awami Matsyajibi League will arrange separate discussions.

Bangladesh Television, Bangladesh Betar and other electronic media will broadcast special programmes to mark the day.

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today will give separate message on the eve of the day.

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader urged all leaders and workers of the party and its associate bodies to observe the Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib's birth anniversary in a befitting manner.