Alexa AL to make it`s 70th anniversary memorable

Dhaka, Thursday   20 February 2020


AL to make it`s 70th anniversary memorable

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 09:26 PM, 22 June 2019   Updated: 09:43 PM, 22 June 2019

File Photo

File Photo

The three words 'Bangabandhu, Liberation and Awami League' are beaded in history of Bangladesh. Awami League, the oldest political organization formed by Bangabandhu, is going to mark it's 70th anniversary. In the sub-continent politics, they have proved their essentiality for almost seven decades, the democratically born party. And so the Awami League wants to keep it's anniversary event a memorable one.

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today greeted the countrymen on the occasion of AL’s 70th founding anniversary saying the party along with the people would build a hunger-poverty free, happy and prosperous Sonar Bangla as dreamt by Bangabandhu.

“On this day I recall with respect the greatest Bengali of all time, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. I recall Awami League’s founder president Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani and general secretary, Shamsul Haque. I recall with respect Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy,” she said in a message issued marking the anniversary.

On the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of Awami League, Party's joint general secretary Abdur Rahman said, we want to keep this year's anniversary celebration a memorable one. For this mission work is being done and instructions for grassroots activists have been sent. From the grassroots to the center, all the offices will be decorated in a new way.

If Bangabandhu did not born, there would not be independent Bangladesh. So all the activists urged to know the political history of Bangabandhu well.

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said at a press conference that the anniversary of establishment of Awami League in all district-upazila will be observed throughout the month. The program will be celebrated from 23 June to 23 July. Among the programs, meetings, assembly, seminars and rallies, discussion meetings, publicity and pamphlets, essay competitions and illustrations.

He said that three days program has been taken in Dhaka. The programs are - National and party flag hoisting at Bangabandhu Bhaban and central office on 23 June morning on the establishment anniversary. Then the central leaders of the party will honor the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Dhanmondi under the leadership of Awami League President Sheikh Hasina.

The meeting will be held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center on June 24, and the ceremony will be held on June 24 and the general secretary of the party's central office will be held on June 25 at Bangabandhu Avenue.

Awami League Organizing Secretary Bahauddin Nasim said that Awami League was democratically born because of Bangabandhu. Programs have been taken for months to ensure that the people of the country could know better about that memorable day. Awami League wants to keep the day memorable.

Awami League was established on June 23 in 1949 at “Rose Garden” on K M Das Lane in Dhaka and the history of the AL is closely linked with the people’s struggle for realizing their rights.