Sheikh Russel's 46th birth anniversary today | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, October 18, 2010 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, October 18, 2010

Sheikh Russel's 46th birth anniversary today


Today is the 46th birth anniversary of Sheikh Russel, youngest son of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, says a press release.
On this occasion, Sheikh Russel Jatio Shishu Kishore Parishad has chalked out an elaborate programme, including hoisting of organisational flag at its central office, placing wreaths at the memorial of Bangabandhu at Dhanmondi in the city and offering special prayers at his graveyard.
A discussion and prize distribution programme among meritorious students of Secondary School Certificate and winner of a drawing competition will also be held at 10:00am at Osmani Smriti Auditorium in the city.
Sheikh Russel's elder sister and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the programme as the chief guest. State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury and noted economist Prof Dr Abul Barkat will also be present as special guests.
Russel was killed along with his father and other family members on August 15 in 1975 at the age of 10.

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