Today is the third death anniversary of Dr MA Mannan, a neurologist and former Awami League lawmaker of Katiadi-Pakundia constituency in Kishoreganj.
A doa and milad mahfil will be held at Bakkatil Mubarak Mosque in the capital’s Kalabagan, said a press release.
Born on December 2 in 1932, Language Movement veteran and Liberation War organiser Dr Mannan died of old-age complications at a Dhaka hospital in 2016.
He joined Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (formerly known as Institute of Postgraduate Medicine and Research) in 1969 and initiated treatment for neurological disorders for the first time.
Founder of Neurology Foundation and Epilepsy Association of Bangladesh, Prof Mannan was awarded Ekushey Padak in 2015 for his contributions to medical sector and social services.
He founded Dr Abdul Mannan Women’s College in Kishoreganj and several educational and social institutions.