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
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)