Ivy Rahman’s 14th death anniversary tomorrow


DHAKA, Aug 23, 2018 (BSS) – The fourteenth death anniversary of Ivy
Rahman, former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League and wife of late
President M Zillur Rahman, will be observed tomorrow in a befitting manner.

To mark the day, different political and socio-cultural organizations,
including Bangladesh Awami League (AL), its associate bodies and other
likeminded organizations have chalked out elaborate programmes.

The programmes include – placing wreaths and offering fateha at her (Ivy)
grave at Banani graveyard in the capital, arranging milad mahfil and special
prayers, and holding discussions in the capital and elsewhere the country.

Central leaders of Awami League, advisory council and its associate bodies
will pay rich tributes to Ivy Rahman by placing wreaths at the Banani
graveyard on the day at 8:30 am. They will also offer fateha and doa seeking
eternal peace of her departed soul.

AL General Secretary and Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul
Quader urged all members of AL and its associate bodies to attend the

Ivy Rahman, also former president of Bangladesh Mahila Samity, received
grievous injuries during a grisly grenade attack on an AL rally at
Bangabandhu Avenue in the city on August 21 in 2004 and succumbed to her
injuries on August 24.