Published:  10:42 PM, 08 September 2019

Suhrawardy’s 127th birth anniversary celebrated

Suhrawardy’s 127th birth anniversary celebrated
The 127th birth anniversary of Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy was celebrated on Sunday in a befitting manner.

Different organisations arranged various programmes on the occasion.

Bangabandhu and Muktijuddha Club (BMC) of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) organised a discussion at BRUR liaison office in Dhaka on Saturday.

Hossain Shahid Suhrawardy was a veteran politician and a lawyer who served as the fifth Prime Minister of Pakistan from September 12, 1956 until resigning on October 17 1957.

Born into an illustrious Bengali Muslim family in Midnapore on September 8, 1892, Suhrawardy was educated in Kolkata and was trained as a barrister in Oxford where he practised law at the Gray's Inn in Great Britain.

He died on December 5, 1963 (aged 71) at Beirut in Lebanon.

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