DHAKA, The 'Chehlam' of founding Chairman of Jatiya Party Hussein Muhammad Ershad was held across the country today.
The main discussion and milad mahfil was held in front of party's Kakrail central office in the capital. JP Chairman GM Quader distributed foods among the poor on the occasion.
Presided over by presidium member Abu Hossain Babla, MP, it was attended by presidium member Adv Qazi Feroz Rashid, Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu, SM Faisal Chishti and Shahidur Rahman Tepa, among others.
Ershad worked to give democracy a firm footing. He worked for the welfare of the people. He will live forever in the heart of the people, GM Quader said.
According to the party sources, milad mahfils were held at 51 points in capital and 35 points in Ershad's home district Rangpur.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)