Dr Wazed’s 80th birthday today

16 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Dr Wazed’s 80th birthday today

The 80th birthday of internationally reputed nuclear scientist and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s husband Dr MA Wazed Miah will be celebrated in a befitting manner today.

This day in 1942, Wazed, affectionately called as ‘Sudha Miah’, was born in a respectable Muslim family of Laldighee Fatehpur village in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur district.

Dr Wazed breathed his last in Dhaka on May 9, 2009 at the age of 67 and was buried at their family graveyard in his native village, reports BSS.

A number of organisations have chalked out programmes to celebrate the 80th birthday of Dr. Wazed abiding by the health directives in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic at village Laldighee Fatehpur as well as in Rangpur city.

The programmes include placing of wreaths at the grave of Dr. Wazed Miah, offering Fateha, milad mehfils and special munajats, distribution of foods among the poor and distressed people and memorial discussions.