People of all walks of life greeted the elderly politician and former mayor of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury on his 72nd birthday on Thursday.
Chittagong city unit president of Awami League (AL) and a former CCC mayor for 17 years, Mohiuddin Chowdhury's Chashma Hill residence turned into a gathering of political colleagues, officials, admirers, leaders and activists of different political parties and socio-cultural organizations yesterday.
The people with bouquets started assembling at his residence since 2 pm yesterday from different parts of the city.
The admirers of Mohiuddin arranged a huge birthday cake at his residence to greet the septuagenarian leader of Chittagong. Mohiuddin arranged a traditional 'Chittagongnian Mejban' at his residence on this occasion.
A Milad and Doa Mahfil was also arranged wishing his sound health and long life.
Born in Gohira village under Raozan Upazila of the district in 1944, Mohiuddin involved himself with student politics imbued with ideals of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
City Mayor AZM Nasir Uddin greeted Mohiuddin at his residence last evening.
Mohiuddin was a valiant freedom fighter and one of the front-ranking organizers of the Liberation War.
The revered politician in Chittagong, Mohiuddin has always been vocal for realizing the due rights of Chittagong.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)