25th death anniversary of Jahanara Imam tomorrow

DHAKA, The 25th death anniversary of Shaheed Janani

Jahanara Imam who spearheaded the movement for trial of the war criminals,

will be observed in the country tomorrow.

Jahanara Imam, the brave mother of martyred Shafi Imam Rumi, along with

pro-liberation politicians, prominent cultural personalities and

intellectuals floated the Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee (the

committee for annihilation of the killers and collaborators of 1971) on

January 19 in 1992.

The Nirmul Committee held symbolic trial of Golam Azam in a Gano Adalat

(mass court) at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan on March 26 in 1992 awarding

the Jamaat supremo with capital punishment.

After leading the movement for two and a half years, eminent writer and

social worker Jahanara Imam breathed her last due to cancer on June 26 in

1994.

Different socio-cultural organizations will observe the day through

various programmes.

Jahanara Imam was born in Murshidabad of West Bengal in India on May 3 in

1929.

Her book 'Ekattorer Dinlipi' is recognized as a documentation of the

Liberation War.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)