AL begins monthlong mourning observance in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Rajshahi city unit of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) along with its front organizations today began observance of the

National Mourning Day2019 and 44th martyrdom anniversary of Architect of Independence and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The observance began with placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu

followed by offering special prayers seeking divine blessings for eternal

peace of the departed souls of Bangabandhu and his family members on the city

unit office premises at Kumarpara area this morning.

City Mayor and city unit president of the party AHM Khairuzzaman Liton and

its General Secretary Dablu Sarker and hundreds of leaders and workers of

other associate bodies were present.

The monthlong programmes include recitation from the Holy Quran, milad

mahfils and offering special munajats, holding mourning rally, distribution

of foods among poor and distressed people and discussions.

The other programmes include playing of the historic March 7 Speech of

Bangabandhu, spontaneous blood donation, screening of documentary films on

Bangabandhu, hoisting of the national and party flags at halfmast.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)