AL to pay tribute to Bangabandhu at Tungipara Friday

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 22:10, Jan 23, 2020 | Updated : 22:14, Jan 23, 2020

The mausoleum Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Gopalganj’s Tungipara. File Photo/UNBThe newly-elected Awami League (AL) central working committee and advisory council led by its President Sheikh Hasina would pay tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths at his mausoleum at Gopalganj’s Tungipara.
After that on Friday (Jan 24), the members of the working committee and advisory council will join a prayer session seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of the Father of the Nation, AL Office Secretary Biplob Borua told BSS.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay homage at first to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his mausoleum.
Later, the premier along with members of the Central Working Committee and Advisory Council of the party will pay tribute to the greatest Bangali of all times, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
A joint-meeting of the newly-elected Awami League Central working Committee (ALCWC) and Advisory Council will be held there as per the tradition.
Gopalganj Police Super (SP) Mohammad Saidur Rahman told BSS that security measures have been beefed up for the premier’s visit.
A three-tier security has been taken in the entire district including Tungipara.
Sheikh Hasina was reelected as the president of Bangladesh Awami League, one of the oldest political parties in the subcontinent for the ninth consecutive term, while Obaidul Quader was reelected as general secretary for the second straight time in the AL’s 21st National Council held on December 20-21 last.