3rd day of month of morning observed

DHAKA, On the third day of the month of mourning, mourners today observed different progammes recalling the brutal assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15, 1975.

Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) headquarters and its Dhaka centre arranged a discussion marking the 44th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Awami League Joint General Secretary Advocate Jahangir Kabir Nanak addressed the discussion as the chief guest with IEB President and Awami League Science and Technology Affairs Secretary Engineer Md Abdus Sabur in the chair.

AL Organizing Secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim, IEB General Secretary Engineer Khandker Manjur Morshed, VicePresident Engineer Nuruzzaman, Bangabandhu Prokoushali Parishad President Professor Dr Habibur Rahman, IEB former president Engineer Nurul Huda addressed the discussion, among others.

Speaking on the occasion, Nanak demanded unmasking the local and international masterminds behind the assassination of Bangabandhu to bring them to justice.

The local and international conspirators of Bangabandhu killing should be unmasked to be brought to justice, he said.

'Crown Music', a YouTube channel, has released three songs and musical videos 'Asbena Fire Jani' on Bangabandhu, 'Paina Tomar Dekha Bangamata' on Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib and 'Praner Bhaita Koi' on Sheikh Russel marking the martyrdom anniversary of Bangabandhu.

Singers Anupama Mukti, Mita Mollik and Konika Roy sang the songs respectively while Shoaib Chowdhury wrote and composed the songs.

Besides, another song on Bangabandhu titled Bangalee Moner Himalaya is going to be released on August 15.

The killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members on the fateful night of August 15, 1975 is the ugliest chapter of the nation's history.

The selfconfessed killers of August 15 did not assassinate Bangabandhu alone, but also killed 16 other members of his family, friends and relatives.

They included Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib, sons Sheikh Kamal, Sheikh Jamal and Sheikh Russell, daughtersinlaw Sultana Kamal and Rosy Jamal, Bangabandhu's brother Sheikh Naser, brotherinlaw Abdur Rab Serniabat, nephew and eminent journalist Sheikh Fazlul Huq Moni, his pregnant wife Arzoo Moni and military secretary Colonel Jamil.

Bangabandhu's two daughters eldest daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Sheikh Rehana escaped the planned assassination as they were visiting Germany at that time.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)