RANGPUR: Leaders of Awami League (AL) and its associate bodies at a mourning discussion here have said the defeated anti-liberation forces killed Bangabandhu and most of his family members aiming at reversing independence.
Assassinations of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members on August 15 and grenade attacks on August 21 were parts of continuous deep-rooted conspiracies to make the Bangalee nation leaderless, they said, reports BSS.Rangpur Sadar Upazila AL organised the discussion on Paglapeer Central Eidgah ground on Friday night to pay homage to martyrs of August 15 and August 21 in observance of the National Mourning Day- 2018 and 43rd martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Convener of Sadar Upazila AL Emdadul Haque Dulu presided over the event. A huge number of leaders and activists of the district, city, upazila and union units of AL and its associate bodies, wearing black badges, took part in the programme.
Acting president of district AL Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed addressed the discussion as the chief guest.
General secretary of the district AL Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju delivered keynote speech on the conspiracies being hatched by the defeated anti-liberation forces since assassination of Bangabandhu on August 15, 1975.
President of city AL Shafiur Rahman Shafi, joint general secretary of the district AL Shahinur Rahman Sohel, its Organising Secretary Motahar Hossain Mandal Mowla, Publicity and Publication Secretary Rosy Rahman and Office Secretary Tauhidur Rahman Tutul and other AL leaders addressed at the programme.