Jahangirnagar University unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League on Friday celebrated the 56th birthday of Sheikh Russel on the campus.
To mark the day, JU BCL arranged a milad,surah fatiha recitation and dua mahfil at the central mosque of the university after Jummah prayers.
A special munajat was offered seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of Sheikh Russell as well as Bangabandhu and other martyrs of the August 15 carnage.
Besides, they distributed educational materials and foods among the children of Green Survivor Bangladesh (GSB) organization at university central cafeteria on the occasion of the birthday.
On this occasion, JU BCL president Jewel Rana said, "Sheikh Russell, the youngest son of father of the nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was born on this day. But on August 15, 1975, he was brutally killed along with his family members. To keep his memory bright, JU BCL celebrating his birthday with befitting arrangement.”