A memorial meeting was held at Chachra-Tularampur village in Narail Sadar upazila on Wednesday for the death of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who is known son-in-law of Naral.
The memorial meeting in order to pay tribute to the late Indian President Pranab Mukherjee was organized by the Shuvra Mukherjee Foundation which was established at Narail in remembrance of Pranab Mukherjee's wife Shuvra Mukherjee.
Narail Deputy Commissioner Anjuman Ara was present as chief guest at the meeting chaired by Shuvra Mukherjee Foundation Trustee Kartik Ghosh.
Superintendent of Police Md Jasim Uddin PPM, Narail Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer Salma Selim and Tularampur Union Parishad Chairman Md Bulbul Ahmed were present as special guests. Among others Shuvra Mukherjee Foundation Joint-Secretary Tapan Pal Chowdhury, SM Sultan Art College’s Principal Anadi Kumar Bairagi, Narail Municipality Councilor Mahbub Alam, former Commissioner Ashok Kundu, Narail Press Club's former Vice President Sultan Mahmud and Ayon Das were present on the occasion.
At the end of the tribute Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police wrote in the condolence book of Shuvra Mukherjee Foundation.
Speakers at the memorial meeting said that former President of India Pranab Mukherjee was a true friend of Bangladesh. He was a close friend of the people of Narail including Bangladesh.
He expressed his unwavering support in the great war of independence of Bangladesh. Pranab Mukherjee married Geeta Ghosh (later Shuvra Mukherjee), daughter of Amarendra Ghosh and Meera Rani Ghosh of Bhadrabila village in Narail Sadar Upazila. Pranab Mukherjee came to visit his father-in-law's house in Bhadrabila village of Narail Sadar Upazila on March 5, 2013 with his wife Shuvra Mukherjee when he was the President of India.
The members of Bhadrabila's father-in-law's house welcomed his son-in-law Pranab Mukherjee in accordance with the Hindu customs. Earlier, in 1995 Shuvra Mukherjee came to Bhadrabila's ancestral home with her daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee Munni.