Sector Commanders Forum observes 'Freedom Fighters Day'
DHAKA, Dec 1, 2022 (BSS) - Sector Commanders Forum (SCF) today observed the 'Freedom Fighters Day' through various programmes across the country with a call for declaring December 1 as the National Freedom Fighter Day.
Besides the SCF, different political parties and social and cultural organizations also observed the day and urged the government to declare December 1 as the National Freedom Fighter Day.
After holding a rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan here in the morning, the SCF placed a wreath at alter of 'Shikha Chirantan' there.
Addressing the rally, SCF Secretary General valiant Freedom Fighter Harun Habib said it is logical to observe a day recalling the best sons of this soil, who made supreme sacrifices in the Liberation War responding to the call of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
"We demand declaration from the government for recognizing the day so it can be observed for ages," he added.
SCF Executive President valiant Freedom Fighter Mohammad Nurul Alam, Vice-President and Swadhinata Padak winning physician valiant Freedom Fighter Professor Dr Amzad Hossain, Joint Secretary General valiant Freedom Fighter Abul Kalam Azad Patwari and presidents of Dhaka city south and north units of the forum valiant Freedom Fighter Mir Mohammad Asalat and valiant Freedom Fighter Mirza Mujibur Rahman respectively also spoke at the rally.