Pritilata's memorial sculpture unveiled in Ctg
A memorial sculpture of Pritilata Waddedar, the first Bangalee woman who sacrificed her life for the freedom of her motherland from British colonial rule, was unveiled in Chittagong city yesterday.
The bronze bust sculpture has been placed in front of Pahartali Railway School, next to former European Club, the place where Pritilata embraced martyrdom on September 24, 1932.
Manjur Alam, Chittagong City Corporation mayor, along with Binod Bihari Chowdhury, another anti-British revolutionary associate of Master-da Surja sen, unveiled the sculpture around 4:00pm to observe the 80th death anniversary of the martyr.
The city mayor urged the railway authority to name the road as “Biplobi Sharak”.