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GSC Wellingborough branch observes Independence Day of Bangladesh

8Greater Sylhet Development and Welfare Council UK Wellingborough branch observed the 44th Independence Day of Bangladesh and organised a discussion meeting and cultural performance in a local hall.
A huge number of adults and children took part in the event.  The speakers focused on the struggle for independence of Bangladeshi people and presented the history of Bangladesh to the children.  The speakers also demanded Sylhet-London flight immediately.
Organisation’s Chairperson Alhaj Aforj Ali presided over the meeting and General Secretary Shamim Chowdhury and Journalist Towfik Ali Minar jointly conducted it.   
Assistant High Commissioner in Bangladesh High Commission in Birmingham Mohammed Julfiqar Nyne gave speech at the event as Chief Guest.
Special guest who gave speech were Chairperson of GSC UK Nurul Islam Mahbub, Mayor of Wellingborough Cllr Barry Groves, S M Golam Kibria, GSC East Midland Region Chairperson Haji Chunu Miah, Cllr Mujibur Rahman, Cllr Shoshi Dulakia, former councillor Yusuf Miah, former councillor Yusuf Raja Chowdhury Saad, Cllr Rosemary Abram,Cllr Brian Emmerson, Cllr Elaine Fersis, Barrister Mohammed Abdul Majid Taher, Mohiuddin Chowdhury, Tomim Chowdhury, Abdus Shahid, M A Rouf, Moklis Miah, Jakir Hossain Koyes, Haji M A GAfur, Md Jamal Hossain, Haji Shundor Ali, Haji Jamirul Haque, Haji Motiul Islam Motin, Haji Jitu Miah, Haji Mashuk Uddin, Md Abdul  Mansur, Md Anhar Ali, Sheikh Md Fakhar Uddin, Abdul Awal, Shamim Miah, Mrs Hasna Shepha, Mrs Tina Chowdhury, Mrs Shelina Ali, Mrs Elina Haque, Mrs Shima Uddin, Mohsin Khan and others.
After finishing the discussion meeting, a cultural performance took place featuring Shotabdi Roy, Salma Islam, Shamim Ahmed.
A drama was performed by a popular drama group featuring the struggle of liberation war.