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BCL celebrates 75th founding anniversary

BCL celebrates 75th founding anniversary
Leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) place a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in the capital’s Dhanmondi 32 area on Wednesday, marking the 75th founding anniversary of the student wing of the Awami League. — SUN photo

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) celebrated its 75th founding anniversary on Wednesday amid festivity.

The student wing of the ruling Awami League celebrated the day through different programmes including hoisting of national and party flags at the party office, paying tribute at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi-32, cutting a cake at Dhaka University's Curzon Hall and distribution of winter clothes among the destitute on the campus.

However, a rally marking the 75th founding anniversary of BCL will be held at 2:30pm tomorrow.

Marking the day, campaigns such as  blood group testing, voluntary blood donation and distribution of educational materials among students will be held between January 5 and 8

Moreover, the student wing of the ruling Awami League also chalked out a year-long programmes which including cultivation of vegetables and fruits on uncultivated land, rearing fish and domestic animals up to the ward level of the country, discussion on ‘Smart Bangladesh Building United Student Society’ with the leaders of progressive student organisations, organising 'Concert For Smart Bangladesh', arranging a reunion on the occasion of the 75th founding anniversary, publication of the commemorative book titled 'Bangladesh Chhatra League: 75 years of glory, tradition, struggle and success', organising 'Smart Bangladesh Idea Contest', establishing libraries in the party offices of all organisational units, organising nationwide  'Smart Youth Camp' and competition  on 'The relevance of Smart Bangladesh in building the golden Bangla of Bangabandhu's dream' with higher secondary level students, organising 'Short Film Competition' on the development progress of Sheikh Hasina, organising 'Development Quiz' at the university level, organising speech competition on 'Women's empowerment and Sheikh Hasina', 'Sajeeb Wazed Joy Programming Contest',   international academic conference on Smart Bangladesh and Smart Campus, organising 'Smart Bangladesh Olympiad', arranging tea party with meritorious students from different universities of the country, poster presentation on 'Smart Bangladesh: Our Country, Our Dream' etc.