Published:  12:00 AM, 20 November 2016

Martyrdom anniversary of freedom fighter Samad today

The 45th martyrdom anniversary of freedom fighter Ashfakus Samad, Bir Uttam will be observed at Bhurungamari under Kurigram District there today, a press release said yesterday.

Lieutenant Samad embraced the martyrdom in a confrontational fight with Pakistani occupation army at Jaymanirhat of Bhurungamari Upazila on November 20, 1971 during the liberation war of the country.

Later, the locals named the Jaymanirhat after his name as Samadnagar to show respect to Samad's departed soul.  Marking Samad's martyrdom anniversary, his family members will organize a Dua Mahfil program besides graveyard there on the day.

All of his relatives, friends, well wishers and admirers are requested to join the programme, the release added.

-BSS, Dhaka

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