05 Aug 2022, 19:24

Sheikh Kamal's 73rd birth anniversary observed in Rangpur

RANGPUR, Aug 5, 2022 (BSS) - The 73rd birth anniversary of Shaheed Sheikh 
Kamal, the eldest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur 
Rahman and Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, was celebrated in a 
befitting manner here today.

The divisional and district administrations, Rangpur Range Police, Rangpur 
Metropolitan Police (RpMP), Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC), Awami League 
(AL) and its associate bodies and many other organizations paid rich tributes 
to Kamal through daylong programmes.
The programmes included wearing of black badges, placing of wreaths at the 
portrait of Sheikh Kamal at the 'Sahitya Mancha', observance of one-minute 
silence, rallies, distribution of books, cheques and saplings followed by doa 
mehfils, special prayers and discussions .

Additional Divisional Commissioner Muhammad Ibrahim Khan, Deputy Inspector 
General (DIG) of Rangpur Range Police Mohd Abdul Alim Mahmud, Rangpur 
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Nure Alam Mina, Deputy Commissioner Md. Asib 
Ahsan, Chief Executive Officer of RpCC Md. Ruhul Amin Miah and Superintendent 
of Police Md. Ferdous Ali Chowdhury placed wreaths at the portrait of Sheikh 
Kamal on the Town Hall premises in the city paying rich tribute to him.

Later, heroic freedom fighters, leaders of the district and city units of 
Awami League and its associate bodies, public representatives, sociocultural 
and professional organizations paid rich tribute to Sheikh Kamal by placing 
wreaths there. 

Leaders of the district and city units of Awami League and its associate 
bodies paid rich tributes to Kamal by placing wreaths at his portrait and 
arranged discussions and doa mehfils at their respective offices in the city.

Additional Divisional Commissioner Muhammad Ibrahim Khan addressed the main 
discussion arranged by the district administration at Town Hall auditorium as 
the chief guest with Deputy Commissioner Md. Asib Ahsan in the chair.

The DIG, Rangpur Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Superintendent of Police, 
District Council Administrator Advocate Chhafia Khanom, former district unit 
Commander of Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad Mosaddek Hossain Bablu and 
President of city Awami League Safiur Rahman Shafi addressed the main 
discussion as special guests.

In the main doa mehfil, divine blessings were sought for eternal peace of the 
departed soul of Sheikh Kamal, one of the prominent organizers of the War of 
Liberation, heroic freedom fighter and sports and cultural personality.

Sheikh Kamal was born at Tungipara village under the then Gopalganj 
subdivision on August 5, 1949.

He embraced martyrdom on August 15, 1975 at the age of 26, along with Father 
of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of their other 
family members.


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