CHITTAGONG, Jan 4, 2017 (BSS) -Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) here today observed its 69th founding anniversary amid huge festivity with a fresh call for building a developed, secular and technologically advanced modern and digital Bangladesh.
The city and district units of BCL chalked out programmes, including hoisting of national and party flags, playing Bangabandhu's Historic March 7 Speech, placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu, cutting cakes, rallies, discussions and cultural functions.
The city BCL units brought out separate colourful processions from Darul Fazal Market area, participated by hundreds of the leaders and activists of BCL, Awami League (AL) and its associate organisations in the city streets followed by massive students' rallies and discussions.
President and General Secretary of Chittagong City Awami League (AL) inaugurated the anniversary programme through the cutting cake at central Shaheed Minar at 12 pm today.
Recalling the glorious pasts and enormous contribution of BCL, former city Mayor A B M Mohiuddin Chowdhury urged BCL leaders and activists for working with the ideals of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in building a developed Sonar Bangla as dreamt by him.
Organised by city unit of BCL, its President Imran Ahmed Imu presided over the function while its General Secretary Nurul Azim Rony conducted it.