IU to celebrate Sheikh Russel’s birth anniv Sunday

The Islamic University will celebrate the 56th birth anniversary of Sheikh Russel, the youngest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on its campus in Kushtia on Sunday.


IU Sheikh Russel Hall will organise the event by placing a floral wreath at Sheikh Russel’s mural in front of the hall in the morning.


Later, a cake-cutting ceremony and webinar will be held to mark the day.


Sheikh Russel Hal provost Professor Rabiul Islam said all preparations had been taken to celebrate the birth anniversary in a peaceful atmosphere maintaining social distance.


On August 15, 1975, Sheikh Russel was killed along with most of his family members, including Bangabandhu, when he was just a student of class four.


Source: United News of Bangladesh