Published:  12:10 AM, 09 November 2018

Ahsanullah Master's birth anniversary today

Ahsanullah Master's birth anniversary today

Today is the 68th birth anniversary of freedom fighter Shaheed Ahsanullah Master, a Sramik League leader and former ruling Awami League (AL) lawmaker.

To mark the birth anniversary, different socio-political organizations have chalked out various programs including placing wreaths at his graveyard, offering fateha, holding Qurankhwani and discussion. On this day in 1950, Ahsanullah Master was born at Haidarabad village under Pubail union of Gazipur district.

A lawmaker from Gazipur-2 constituency, he was shot dead when a gang of about 20 gunmen sprayed bullets on a rally of Awami Swechchasebak League at Tongi's Noagaon M A Majid Miah High School compound near his residence in 2004. A discussion meeting and milad mahfil will be held at Gazipur Press Club on the occasion.

Shaheed Ahsanullah Master Smriti Parishad President Advocate Abdul Baten and General Secretary Journalist Ataur Rahman urged all to attend the doa-mahfil at mosques after Juma prayers.

---BSS, Dhaka

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