Bangamata's 92nd birth anniversary observed in Khulna
KHULNA, Aug 8, 2022 (BSS) - Khulna city and district units of Awami League
and different other government and non-government organisations including
educational institutions today observed the 92nd birth anniversary of
Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, the wife of Father of the Nation
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, here in a befitting manner.
To mark the day, leader and workers of the city and district units AL held a
discussion meeting at its office highlighting the life and works of Bangamata
Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib by paying glowing tributes to her. They also
placed floral wreaths at the portrait of Bangamata in front of the party
AL city unit President and Mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Talukder
Abdul Khaleque, District Unit AL President and Administrator of Zila Parishad
Sheikh Harun-ur-Rashid, City unit AL General Secretary MDA Babul Rana,
District unit General Secretary Advocate Sujit Adhikary were present on the
Speaking on the occasion, Mayor Khaleque said Fazilatunnesa Mujib was not
only the wife of Father of the Nation but also one of the pioneers of the
Bangalee's struggle for freedom. Bangamata had also played a significant role
from behind the scene in Bangabandhu's historic 7th March speech, he added.
District administration also held a discussion titled "Mohioshi Bangamatar
Chetona, Anonya Bangladesh's Prerona" at DCs conference room with Deputy
Commissioner Moniruzzaman Talukder in the chair.
KCC Mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque addressed the programme as the chief guest
while Commissioner of Khulna division Zillur Rahman Chowdhury, Administrator
of Khulna Zila Parishad Sheikh-Harun-ur-Rashid, Superintendent of Police Md
Mahbub Hossain attended as spcial guests.
General Secretary of City Unit AL MDA Babul Rana, Khulna Press Club President
S M Nazrul Islam, local unit Chairman of Jatiya Mohila Sangstha Runu Iqbal
Bither and Freedom Fighter Professor Alamgir Kabir also spoke.
Deputy Director of Department of Women Affairs Hasna Hena delivered the
Later, the chief guest distributed swing machines and financial aid among 95
Khulna University also observed the 92nd birth anniversary of Bangamata
Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib paying rich tributes to her.
Vice-chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Mahmud Hossain accompanied by Pro-vice-
chancellor Hosneara placed floral wreaths at the portrait of Bangamata
Fazilatunnesa Mujib at Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Hall.
On the occasion, they also held a discussion meeting at the conference hall.
Addressing the meeting, Prof Mahmud recalled that during the Liberation War
in 1971, Bangamata had faced the situation with patience, courage and wisdom
when Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (her husband)
remained imprisoned in Pakistan.
After the independence, she devoted herself to rebuilding the war-ravaged
country, he added.