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Documentary, e-poster released on Sheikh Russel’s birthday

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Published: 09:29, 18 October 2020   Update: 10:40, 18 October 2020
Documentary, e-poster released on Sheikh Russel’s birthday

Sheikh Russel

October 18 (Sunday) is the 57th birthday of Shaheed Sheikh Russel, youngest son of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

On the occasion of his birthday, a documentary and an e-poster have been released and electronic, print, online and social media platforms have been asked to publicize them.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee took the initiative to release them.

Sheikh Russel, also youngest brother of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was born on October 18 in 1964 at the historic Bangabandhu Bhaban at Dhanmondi here.

He was assassinated by the killers on August 15 in 1975.

Russel was brutally killed along with most of his family members, including his father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, when he was a student of class four at University Laboratory School.

Different socio-cultural organisations, including the associate bodies of the ruling Awami League, have taken various programmes to observe the birthday of Sheikh Russel.

Fateha, milad and doa mahfil will be held by the party members on the occasion.

Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader, in a statement, urged party leaders, workers, supporters and people of all walks of life to observe the birthday of Sheikh Russel following the health rules.

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