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10th death anniversary of Mohammad Hanif tomorrow

The 10th death anniversary of Mohammad Hanif, the first elected mayor of Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) and former president of Dhaka City Awami League (AL), will be observed tomorrow.

Hanif, who suffered critical splinter injuries in the August 21, 2004 grenade attack, died on November 28 in 2006.

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Dhaka City AL, Mayor Mohammad Hanif Memorial Foundation, front and associate bodies of the ruling AL and different socio-cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes in observance of his death anniversary.

A floral wreath will be placed at his grave at Azimpur Graveyard in the city around 10 am tomorrow.

Besides, DSCC will hold a discussion on the life sketch of Hanif, also a close associate of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Nagar Bhaban at 3pm tomorrow. Central leaders of the AL including its General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister, Obaidul Quader is expected to be present at the discussion.

Incumbent Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon, son of Mohammad Hanif, has sought doa for his father's departed soul.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)