Sheikh Russel Under-19 Badminton competition has begun from Wednesday at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium in the capital. Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, formally inaugurated the four-day meet as the chief guest while Bangladesh Badminton Federation
(BBF) President and Information Commissioner (Senior Secretary) Dr Abdul Malek, Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) Deputy Secretary General Ashikur Rahman Miku, Sheikh Russel Jatiyo Shishu Kishore Parishad's Adviser Sirajul Islam Mollah , Managing Director of Saif Powertec Limited Tarafdar Mohammad Ruhul Amin, Sheikh Russel Jatio Shishu-Kishore Parisad's Organising Secretaries Farid Uddin Ahmed Ratan, Alauddin Raju and former Chhatra League President Saifur Rahman Shohag present as special guests.
'Sheikh Russel Jatiyo Shishu Kishore Parishad' Secretary General KM Shahid Ullah presided over the opening ceremony.
Organised by 'Sheikh Russel Jatiyo Shishu Kishore Parishad', near about 300 shuttlers are taking part in the competition which is being held on the occasion of Sheikh Russel Day on October 18 and the birthday of Shaheed Sheikh Russel, the youngest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.