12th death anniversary of Mayor Hanif observed

12th death anniversary of Mayor Hanif observed

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 07:17 PM, 28 November 2018   Updated: 07:17 PM, 28 November 2018

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

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The 12th death anniversary of Mohammad Hanif, the first elected mayor of Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) and former president of Dhaka City Awami League (AL), was observed today with due respect.

Hanif, who suffered critical splinter injuries in the August 21, 2004 grenade attack, died on November 28, 2006.

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), Dhaka City AL, Mayor Mohammad Hanif Memorial Foundation, front and associated bodies of the ruling AL and different socio-cultural organizations and Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote observed the day with elaborate programs.

Different social and cultural organizations paid tributes to Hanif by placing wreaths at his grave at Azimpur in the morning.

City AL (South) President Abul Hasnat and General Secretary Shahe Alam Murad were present, among others.

Besides, the DSCC held a discussion on the life and works of Hanif, also a close associate of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, at Nagar Bhaban.

DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon, Haji Selim, MP, Shahe Alam Murad, DSCC Chief Executive Officer Mostafizur Rahman were present, among others, at the discussion.

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