Ahsanullah Master’s birth anniversary tomorrow

DHAKA Tomorrow is the 69th birth anniversary of freedom fighter Shaheed Ahsanullah Master, a Sramik League leader and former ruling Awami League (AL) lawmaker.

To mark the birth anniversary, different socio-political organizations have chalked out various programmes including placing wreaths at his graveyard, offering fateha, holding Qurankhwani and discussion.

On this day in 1950, Ahsanullah Master was born at Haidarabad village under Gazipur district.

A lawmaker from Gazipur-2 constituency, he was shot dead when a gang of about 20 gunmen sprayed bullets on a rally of Awami Swechchasebak League at Tongi's Noagaon M A Majid Miah High School compound near his residence in 2004.

He was a national committee member of AL, chairman of Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies, and was involved in various social works.

Tongi thana AL, Juba League, Swechchasebak League, Bangladesh Chhatra League, Mohila AL and Krishak League and Shaheed Ahsanullah Master MP Smrity Parishad have chalked out elaborate programme to mark his birth anniversary.

Son of Ahsanullah Master, also the State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel, Shaheed Ahsanullah Master Smriti Parishad President Advocate Abdul Baten and General Secretary Journalist Ataur Rahman urged all to attend the doa-mahfil at mosques in the country.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)