The 48th death anniversary of Bir Pratik Rejaul Karim Manik will be observed on Thursday.
On the occasion, a fateha will be offered to him and wreaths will be placed on his grave at Azimpur new graveyard in the capital.A milad mahfil will also be held at Maghbazar mosque in the capital on the day. All his relatives and well-wishers are requested to attend the programmes.
On the day in 1971, he laid down his life during a face-to-face flight against the occupational forces of Pakistan on Bharadubi Bridge in Manikganj.
He was the commander of Dhaka (east) guerilla unit. At that time, he was also a third-year student of the History Department of Dhaka University.
Manik was the only son of his parents — late Wazeed Ali and Razia Ali.