AL pays tribute to Sheikh Russel on his birthday
DHAKA, – The ruling Awami League today paid rich tribute to Shahid Sheikh Russel, the youngest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on his 58th birthday.
To mark the day, the top leaders of the ruling AL paid deep respect to Shahid Sheikh Russel by placing floral wreaths on his grave at the Banani graveyard here this morning. The central party leaders led by AL’s general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader first paid tribute to Sheikh Russel.
Then the ruling party leaders of Dhaka north and Dhaka south units and leaders from AL associate bodies, among others, paid tributes to the youngest son of Bangabandhu.
Awami League presidium member Matia Chowdhury, Dr Abdur Razzaque, Shahjahan Khan and Jahangir Kabir Nanak, its joint general secretaries Mahbub Ul Alam Hanif, Dr Dipu Moni, Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud and AFM Bahauddin Nasim, Organizing Secretary Afzal Hossen, Cultural Affairs Secretary Ashim Kumar Ukil, Science and Technology Affairs Secretary Engineer Abdus Sabur and office Secretary Barrister Biplob Barua, among others, were present during the time. After paying the tribute, a special doa and munajat were held. Sheikh Russel, also the youngest brother of incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was born on October 18 in 1964 at Dhanmondi Road-32 here.