Deceased Bangabandhu stronger than living Bangabandhu: CJ
Published: 02:44 PM, 1 January 2022 Updated: 02:59 PM, 1 January 2022
Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique told reporters after paying homage to the portrait of Bangabandhu at Dhanmondi No. 32 on Saturday
Newly appointed Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique today said Bangabandhu was assassinated on August 15, 1975, and he was martyred. But Bangabandhu will live among the people and we feel Bangabandhu in all parts of Bangla. The deceased Bangabandhu is now much stronger than the living Bangabandhu.
He said this while exchanging views with journalists after paying homage to the portrait of Bangabandhu at Dhanmondi No. 32 on Saturday. Earlier, the Chief Justice visited the residence of Bangabandhu.
At the time, the Appellate Division judge Md. Nuruzzaman Noni, Justice Obaidul Hasan were present.
The Chief Justice said, “We held a function in the Supreme Court on August 15 a few days ago. Every judge has paid homage to him (Bangabandhu). From here, I think the deceased Bangabandhu is much, much stronger than the living Bangabandhu. Those who wanted to kill Bangabandhu, but Bangabandhu did not die, he is alive in our minds.
Earlier on December 30, the government had appointed Hasan Foez Siddique, the second senior judge of the Appellate Division, as the 23rd Chief Justice of the country.
Justice Hasan Foez Siddique was enrolled as an advocate of the District Court on August 21, 1981. He was enrolled at the High Court Division on September 4, 1983, and at the Supreme Court on May 27, 1999.
He acted as Legal Advisor to Khulna City Corporation, Kushtia Municipality, Jalalabad Gas Transmission Company and Chief Law Adviser of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Besides, he worked as an Additional Attorney General for Bangladesh.
Justice Siddique was elevated as Judge of the High Court Division on March 25, 2009, and as a Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on March 31, 2013.