83Published on November 10, 2020
Bangladesh Awami League paid rich tributes to Shaheed Noor Hossain by placing floral wreaths at the Noor Hossain Square at the Zero Point in the city.
On November 10 in 1987, Noor Hossain, who imprinted his bare chest and back with the slogan “Swairachar nipat jak, gonotantra mukti pak” (down with autocracy, let democracy be freed), was gunned down when police opened fire on an anti-autocracy demonstration in Dhaka’s Zero Point.
The day is observed as Shaheed Noor Hossain Day.
Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader along with party leaders and workers paid homage to Shaheed Noor Hossain by placing wreath at the Noor Hossain square at 9:30 am.
AL Joint General Secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim, Organizing Secretary Mirza Azam, Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, Labour Affairs Secretary Habibur Rahman Siraj, Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua, Science and Technology Affairs Secretary Engineer Abdus Sabur were present on the occasion, among others.
Dhaka city south and north units of AL, Awami Jubo League, Swechchhasebak League, Jatiya Sramik League, Bangladesh Chhatra League, Krishak League, Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote and different other organizations also paid homage by placing wreaths at the square.