The organization played a pioneering role in the 1952 Language Movement, in the victory of Jukta Front in the 1954 polls, anti-Aiyub movement in 1958, education movement in 1964, six-point movement in 1966, mass upsurge in 1969, elections in 1970, the Liberation War in 1971, rehabilitation activities in post-war Bangladesh, movement for restoration of democracy after 1975 changeover, student movement in 1983, and anti-autocratic movement in 1990.
On the 71st anniversary of BCL, the organization will hold various programs on Friday.
The Bangladesh Chhatra League’s weeklong program - on Friday at 6:30 am, hoisted the national and organizational flag at all the organizing offices of the organization, paying tribute to Father of the Nation at Bangabandhu Bhaban premises at Dhanmondi number 7, at 7:00 pm.
The programs will include hoisting National Flag and that of the organization atop its offices across the country on Friday at 6:30 am, placing floral wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu at Dhanmondi 32 in Dhaka at 7:00 am, cutting cake at 8:00 am at Dhaka University Curzon Hall and holding colorful processions across the country.
The second day of the program was held at 10:00 am on Saturday, from the procession that will start from Dhaka University’s Aparajeyo Bangla on barefoot.
Besides, on Monday at 10:00 am will be arranged with blood donation program at Aparajeyo Bangla and at 10:00 am on Tuesdays and at 4:00 pm, winter clothes will be distributed among the poor and distressed people.