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87th birth anniversary of Bangamata Fazilatunnesa observed at JU

SAVAR, Aug 9, 2017 (BSS) - The 87th birth anniversary of Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib, the wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was observed on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus here with due respect and befitting manner on Tuesday.

JU Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hall authority along with teachers and students of the university paid homage to Bangamata by placing wreath at her portrait in front of the hall.

Later, a discussion was held in the afternoon at the Bangamata Begum Fazitunnesa Hall auditorium. JU Vice-Chancellor Professor Farzana Islam addressed the meeting as chief guest.

Hall Provost Professor Tapan Kumar Shaha presided over the discussion that was addressed by JU Pro-VC (academic) Professor Abul Hosssin, Pro-VC (administration) Professor Amir Hossain and Treasurer Professor Sheikh Md Monzurul Haque as special guests.

Former Public Service Commission (PSC) member and former JU Vice-Chancellor Professor Shariff Enamul Kabir addressed the discussion as the main speaker.

Besides, JU unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) paid rich tributes to Bangamata by placing wreath on her portraits on the campus and organised a milad mahfil at the central mosque of the university.