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55th death anniversary of Sher-e-Bangla tomorrow

DHAKA- The 55th death anniversary of Sher-e-Bangla Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq will be observed in the country in a befitting manner tomorrow.

Different political parties and socio-cultural and professional bodies have chalked various programmes to observe the day.

The programmes include holding discussions, placing wreaths and offering doa and munajat at Sher-e-Bangla's mazar in the city.

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages marking the death anniversary of Sher-e-Bangla.

They paid glowing tributes to the late leader and recalled his struggle for economic freedom of the peasants and toiling people of this country.

They also prayed for eternal peace of his departed soul.

To observe the day, Sher-e-Bangla Jatiya Smriti Parishad will organize a meeting on the premises of Sher-e-Bnagla Mazar tomorrow morning. Jatiya Sangsad Chief Whip ASM Firoz will address the meeting as the chief guest.

Jatiya Ganotanthrik League will also organize a meeting on the mazar premises at 10 am where Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud will speak as the chief guest.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)