AL pays homage to Aug 21 grenade attack victims

DHAKA, The Awami League has paid tribute to the

victims of August 21 grenade attack by placing wreaths at a makeshift

memorial built in front of Awami League's central office on Bangabandhu

Avenue in Dhaka.

AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader on behalf of the party President and

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina placed wreaths at the makeshift memorial, built

in memory of the victims of the grenade attack, today.

A one-minute silent programme honouring the assassinated AL leaders and

activists was also taken place there.

Then associate bodies of AL, its left-leaning allies and other political

parties paid homage to the victims of the brutal grenade attack that killed

24 people and wounded nearly 500.

AL advisory council members Amir Hossain Amu, Tofail Ahmed and Dr

Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir, presidium members Matia Chowdhury, Mohammad Nasim and

Advocate Sahara Khatun, agriculture minister Dr. Muhammad Abdur Razzaque, AL

joint general secretaries Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Abdur Rahman and Jahangir

Kabir Nanak, publicity and publication affairs secretary and information

minister Dr Hasan Mahmud, organising secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim, state

minister for shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, deputy minister for water

resources AKM Enamul Hoque Shameem, special secretary of Prime Minister

Barrister Biplob Barua were present, among others.

Awami League-led 14-party alliance also paid homage to the deceased of

the gruesome attack.

Spokesperson of 14-party alliance Mohammed Nasim, Workers Party of

Bangladesh president Rashed Khan Menon, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal president

Hasanul Haq Inu and Bangladesher Samyabadi Dal general secretary Dilip Barua,

among others, were present there.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)