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The mournful Jail Killing Day was observed across the country on Saturday paying rich tribute to the four national leaders assassinated inside the Dhaka Central Jail on November 03 in 1975.

In Jhenidah, a bicycle rally was brought out by Jhenidah district unit Awami League from Jhenidah old collectorate building that paraded the main town, reports our Jhenidah Correspondent.

Later, the precisionists placed floral wreaths at the mural of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Awami League district unit general secretary Saidul Karim Mintu among others spoke there.

Advocate Kazi Azadul Kabir, general secretary of Mirpur thana Awami League, organized a discussion meeting at his village home at Umedpur in Sailkupa thana of Jhenidah.

Presided over by Abaipur union Awami League Ukil Mollah, Advocate Kazi Azadul Kabir, Serajul Islam Kala, Zillur Rahman and Abdul Latif among others spoke.

The speakers said a vested quarter still conspirating against the sovereignty of the country. The people through casting their vote for Nauka, might help resist the evil forces, they said.

One minute silence was observed to show respect to the four leaders killed by the evil forces on November 3 in 1975 in the prison.

In Rajshahi, the city unit of Bangladesh Awami League and its front-organizations observed the day through various programmes paying due homage to the martyred, reports BSS.

Marking the day, scores of wreaths were placed on the grave of Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman, one of the four national leaders, in city’s Kadirgonj family graveyard besides mourning rallies and garlanding of portraits of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh MujiburRahman and four other national leaders at Awami League party office.

District and city units of Awami League and its front organizations brought out a mournful rally from in front of the party office and placed wreaths on the grave. Apart from this, various government, semi-government and autonomous organizations also placed wreaths since early morning.

City unit Awami League president and mayor of Rajshahi AHM KhairuzzamanLiton and other front-ranking leaders joined the rally, among others.

Marking the day, AL city unit organized a discussion meeting at the party office.

In observance of the day, Awami League arranged Quran Khwani, Doa Mahfil and feeding of destitute in all 30 wards of the city.

Besides, Rajshahi City Corporation, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Rajshahi Medical University, Zila Parishad and various other educational and financial institutions also observed the day in befitting manners.

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