RANGPUR, Jan 10, 2017 (BSS) - Leaders of Awami League (AL) here today called for realising the dream of Bangabandhu through building a 'Sonar Bangla' under leadership of his talented daughter and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
They made the call at a post-rally discussion jointly organised by district and city units of AL at Katchari Bazar zero point in the city in celebration of the 45th Homecoming Day of Bangabandhu.
The district and city units of AL and its associate bodies chalked out elaborate day-long programmes to celebrate the day through paying due homage to Father of the Nation and Architect of Independence Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The programmes included hoisting of the national and party flags at party office, placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu, playing of Bangabandhu's Historic March 7 Speech, milad and doa mahfils and offering special munajat.
Acting President of district AL Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed addressed the post-rally discussion on Bangabandhu as the chief guest with President of city AL Shafiur Rahman Shafi in the chair.
General Secretary of city AL Tushar Kanti Mandal, Vice-president of district AL Matiar Rahman, its Joint General Secretary Professor Mazed Ali Babul, Organising Secretary Motahar Hossain Mandal Mowla, among others, addressed the discussion moderated by Office Secretary of district AL Tauhidur Rahman Tutul.
The speakers paid rich tribute to Bangabandhu and vowed for building a peaceful, happy, prosperous and secular Bangladesh as dreamt by Father of the Nation to fulfill aspiration of the common people through making independence meaningful for them.
Tushar Kanti Mandal said that Bangabandhu sacrificed his whole life without bowing down to any injustice for giving the nation independence, identity and recognition with a flag upholding his political ideologies under all circumstances.
Professor Mazed Ali Babul asked the leaders and activists of AL, its associate bodies and pro-liberation forces for working unitedly in line with spirit of the War of Liberation to realise the Vision 2021 and Vision 2041 as envisioned by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The chief guest called for further strengthening the hands of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in foiling at evil designs of the anti-liberation forces in building a middle income Bangladesh by 2021 and developed nation by 2041 free from militancy and terrorism.