DHAKA Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich
tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and four
national leaders marking the Jail Killing Day.
In memory of the Father of the Nation and the four national leaders, the
premier placed wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu
Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi Road No 32 here this morning.
Sheikh Hasina first laid a wreath as the prime minister at the portrait of
Bangabandhu around 7 am.
After placing the wreath, she stood in solemn silence there for some time
as a mark of profound respect to the memories of Bangabandhu and the four
Later, flanked by central leaders of the party, Sheikh Hasina placed
another wreath as the president of Awami League (AL) at the portrait of
Later, the leaders and workers of AL's associate bodies, including Awami
Jubo League, Chhatra League, Mohila Awami League, Sramik League, Krishak
League, Jubo Mohila League and Swechchasebok League, as well as other socio-
cultural organizations also paid homage to Bangabandhu and four national
leaders by placing wreaths at the portrait of the Father of the Nation on the
On this day in 1975, the killers of Bangabandhu stormed into the Dhaka
Central Jail in the early hours and assassinated the four national leaders �
Tajuddin Ahmed, Syed Nazrul Islam, Captain Monsur Ali and AHM Kamaruzzaman �
who led the Liberation War in the absence of Bangabandhu in 1971 and snatched
the victory for the nation.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)