Government Policy

Sgt Zahurul Haque’s 48th death anniversary tomorrow

MUMBAI, Feb 14, 2017 (BSS) - State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md.

DHAKA, Feb 14, 2017 (BSS) - Tomorrow is the 48th death anniversary of Shaheed Sergeant Zahurul Haque, an accused of Agartala conspiracy case.

Haque was shot to death by Pakistan military on February 15, 1969, as he stood against the oppression of then junta government.

To mark the day, different socio-cultural and political organizations have chalked out various programmes.

Jatio Ganatantrik League will hold a human chain in front of National Press Club at 3.30 pm tomorrow with the demand of declaring all the accused of Agartala conspiracy case as national heroes.

Haque was born at Sonapur, Noakhali on February 9, 1935, and joined air force on 1953.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)