AL pays homage to National Poet
Published: 01:22 PM, 27 August 2021 Updated: 02:51 PM, 27 August 2021
Awami League pays tributes to National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on his 45th death anniversary - Photo: Daily Bangladesh
The Awami League paid rich tributes to National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on his 45th death anniversary on Friday.
AL leaders and activists, led by the party's general secretary Obaidul Quader, paid homage to Nazrul by placing a wreath at his grave on Dhaka University (DU) campus this morning.
After paying homage to the national poet, they also offered Fateha and joined a doa mahfil there.
AL Organizing Secretaries Ahmed Hossain, BM Mozammel Haque, SM Kamal Hossain and Advocate Afzal Hossain, Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua, Science and Technology Affairs Secretary Engineer Md Abdus Sabur and Central Working Committee Member Anwar Hossain were present on the occasion, among others.
During the time, Obaidul Quader said, "Today's oath is to uproot the poisonous tree of the communal force imbued with the humanitarian spirit of Kazi Nazrul Islam."
Besides, Awami Jubo League, Chhatra League, Swecchasebok League, Kirshak League, Mohila Awami League and other associate bodies also paid homage to the national poet, maintaining social distancing.
On August 29 in 1976 (12 Bhadra of Bangla calendar year), Kazi Nazrul breathed his last at the then PG Hospital, now Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital, in the capital.