AL woos people to join 10 Jan rally in Dhaka

DHAKA, Jan 8, 2016 (BSS) - Awami League has taken several initiatives to hold a massive rally in capital Dhaka to mark the Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who returned to his independent Bangladesh from Pakistan prison on January 10, 1972.

General Secretary of Awami League and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader himself today distributed leaflets among citizens in city's Baitul Mukarram and adjoining areas as part of the party's initiatives to make the rally a success.

Awami League central leaders Dr Hassan Mahmud, Engineer Abdus Sabur, Amirul Islam Amin, Shahe Alam Murad and Hedayetul Islam Swapan accompanied Obaidul Quader during the campaign.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to address the rally at Sohrawardi Uddyan on 10 January.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)