Its the 53rd birthday of the youngest lad Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Sheikh Russel, the deceased brother of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was born today 53years ago in 1964 in the historic Dhanmondi, house no. 32.
He was among the unfortunate ones who were killed during the 15th August 1975 massacre. Russel was a student of Univesity Laboratory School of class-IV when he died mercilessly by the hands of certain miscreants.
Awami League, its associate bodies, and different socio-cultural organizations have chalked out various programmes to celebrate the birthday of Sheikh Russel.
The programmes include placing wreaths at his grave at Banani Graveyard, milad and dua mahfils, seminars, and discussions.
In a statement on Tuesday, AL General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader urged all, including party leaders, activists, supporters, and well-wishers, to celebrate the birthday of Sheikh Russel in a befitting manner.
Bangla Insider/ MA