15th death anniversary of Ahsanullah Master tomorrow

DHAKA, The 15th death anniversary of veteran freedom fighter, labour leader and teacher Ahsanullah Master will be observed through various programmes across the country tomorrow.

To mark the day, different programmes have been chalked out at different places in the city and Gazipur district.

Ministers, parliamentarians, central leaders of Awami League (AL) and ProAl organisations will take part in the programmes.

As part of the programmes, wreaths will be placed on his grave at 7 am at his native village Haidrabad under Gazipur City Corporation. The programmes also will include Quran Khwani, wearing black badge, milad and doa mahfils, food distribution, memorial meetings, discussions and publication of memorial supplements.

The Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master MP Smriti Parishad organised a memorial meeting on Sunday at the Jatiya Press Club marking the 15th death anniversary of veteran freedom fighter and labour leader.

Ahsanullah Master's elder son and chief patron of the Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master MP Smriti Parishad State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Jahid Ahsan Rasel and the people from all walks of life to join the programmes marking his father's death anniversary.

Ahsanullah Master was elected Member of Parliament twice from Gazipur2 constituency in 1996 and 2001. He was also a national committee member of Awami League and associated with different national and international organizations.

On May 7 in 2004, a group of terrorists patronized by the then fourparty alliance government led by BNP, killed him on MA Majid Mia High School ground at Noagaon in the district.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)