Jail Killing Day observed in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI The mournful Jail Killing Day was observed

in the city today paying rich tribute to the four national leaders

assassinated inside the Dhaka Central Jail on this day in 1975.

City and district units of Bangladesh Awami League and its associate

organisations observed the day through various programmes paying due homage

to the martyred.

Marking the day, scores of wreaths were placed on the grave of Shaheed AHM

Kamaruzzaman, one of the four national leaders, in city's Kadirganj family

graveyard besides mourning rallies and garlanding of portraits of Father of

the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and four national leaders at

Awami League party office.

Both the units accompanied by the associate organizations brought out a

mournful rally from in front of the party office and placed wreaths at the

grave. Apart from this, various government, semi-government and autonomous

organisations also have placed wreaths since early morning.

City unit Awami League president and mayor of Rajshahi AHM

KhairuzzamanLiton and other front-ranking leaders joined the rally, among

others.

Marking the day, AL city unit organised a discussion at the party office.

In observance of the day, Awami League arranged Quran Khwani, Doa Mahfil

and feeding of destitute at all 30 wards of the city.

Besides, Rajshahi City Corporation, Divisional and district

administrations, police administrations Rajshahi University, Rajshahi

University of Engineering and Technology, Rajshahi Medical University, Zila

Parishad, Bangladesh Silk Development Board and various other educational and

financial institutions including Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank also observed

the day in befitting manners.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)