Shaheed Dulal day observed in Rajshahi
Shaheed Dulal Day, marking the death of Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Rafiqul Islam Dulal during anti-autocratic movement in 1990, was observed in Rajshahi on Wednesday.
City Awami League president and city mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton placed wreaths on the grave of Rafiqul Islam Dulal at 11:30 am.
The leaders of the local Awami League, including Rajshahi City Awami League General Secretary Dablu Sarker, were present at that time.
Earlier, the district Awami League general secretary Asaduzzaman Asad and District Farmers League President Rabiul Alam Babu paid tribute to Dulal led a mourning procession towards his grave at around 10am.
Rajshahi College Students’ Union cultural affairs secretary and vice-president of city BCL Rafiqul Islam Dulal died on 5 December after being shot during the anti-Ershad movement in the 1990.
On 5 December every year the day is observed as Shaheed Dulal Day.