Abahani to observe Sheikh Kamal’s death anniversary

Sports Correspondent

15 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Abahani to observe Sheikh Kamal’s death anniversary

Dhaka Abahani Limited will observe the 45th death anniversary of its founder Sheikh Kamal at Abahani ground in Dhanmondi today.

Sheikh Kamal was the eldest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and younger brother of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He embraced martyrdom at the age of 26 on August 15 in 1975.

Kamal founded Abahani in 1972.

The club directors, officials, members and players will place floral wreaths before Sheikh Kamal’s portrait and will offer a special prayer for peace of his departed soul at Dhanmondi at 12:01 am. Then, they will pay homage at his grave in the city’s Banani Graveyard at 10:00am.

The club will also arrange day-long Quran Khwani, food distribution program and special dua to observe the day.