Rangpur ready to observe Martyred Intellectuals’ Day

RANGPUR, Different organisations and institutions will observe the Martyred Intellectuals' Day2018 here tomorrow paying rich tribute to the martyred intellectuals with renewed pledge for establishing spirit of the War of Liberation.

Many sociocultural, professional and political organisations will place

wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar, hoist black and national flags at half

mast, organise milad mahfils, discussions and other programmes to pay rich

tribute to the martyrs.

The district and city units of Awami League (AL), its associate bodies,

Rangpur City Corporation, Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangshad, Sector Commanders

Forum, JASOD, Workers Parry, BSD, CPB, Sommilito Sangskritik Jyote, Udichhi

Shilpi Gosthi, Shilpokola Academy, Begum Rokeya University, Carmichael

College, Rangpur Medical College, other organisations and institutions have

chalked out programmes to observe the day.

Rangpur Kendra of Bangladesh Betar will air special programmes while local

dailies will publish supplementary issues containing special articles

highlighting the significance of the Martyred Intellectuals' Day.

Leaders of different organisations will begin observance by placing

wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar and monuments of the martyrs, hoisting

of black flags and national flags at halfmast atop all public and private

buildings in the city.

Leaders of the district and city units of AL and its associate bodies will

place wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh

Mujibur Rahman, Mural of Banglabandha and Central Shaheed Minar and arrange


Acting President of district AL Mamtaz Uddin, it's General Secretary

Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju, AL leaders Motahar Hossain Mowla, Abul Kashem,

Rosy Rahman and President of district Chhatra League Mehedee Hassan Rony will

address the discussion.

President of city unit AL Shafiar Rahman, its General Secretary Tushar

Kanti Mandal, leaders of Jubo League, Chhatra League, Swechchasebak League,

Sramik League and other associate organisations of AL will also take part in

the programmes.

Talking to BSS, General Secretary of district AL Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju

said the occupation forces with local collaborators killed the intellectuals

to make the nation talentless evidently understanding defeat on the eve of

the country's independence.

Immediate past District Muktijoddha Commander Mosaddek Hossain Bablu urged

the people to forge rocksolid unity like that in 1971 to foil conspiracies

being hatched by the antiliberation forces against the country and its


Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)