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)