With the theme 'Sheikh Russell Dipto Joyollash, Odommo Attho-Bishwash', Sheikh Russell Day was observed in Cumilla marking the 58th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's youngest Sheikh Russell.
The district administration organized various programs to the day in a befitting manner.
AKM Bahauddin Bahar, a ruling party lawmaker from Cumilla-6 constituency, paid tribute by placing wreath at the portrait of Sheikh Russell at Deputy Commissioner's office on Monday.
Later, Anjum Sultana Sima, a ruling party lawmaker from women reserved seat, Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Kamrul Hasan and Superintendent of Police Faruk Ahmed placed floral wreath at the portrait of Sheikh Russell. Cumilla City Corporation's Chief Executive Officer Dr Shafikul Islam, Local Government Division Deputy Director Shawkat Osman, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education and ICT) Nazma Ashrafi, Additional Superintendent of Police M Tanvir Ahmed were present on the occasion. Various government institutions and organizations also paid floral tributes. At the end, a Dua Mahfil was organized for the salvation and eternal peace of the departed souls of all the martyrs of all the Bangabandhu family including Sheikh Russell.
--- Jahirul Haque Rasel in Cumilla