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Suhrawardy’s 59th death anniversary today

The 59th death anniversary of the champion of democracy and one of the greatest leaders of undivided India, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy is being observed in the country on Monday in a befitting manner.

Marking the day, different political and socio-cultural organizations, including ruling Awami League, have chalked out various programs, holding discussions, offering Qurankhwani and arranging milad and doa-mahfil in the capital and elsewhere in the country.

Awami League (AL) paid tribute to the late leader by placing wreaths on his grave adjacent to the High Court at 8:00am. Fateha and doa are also be offered there.

Meanwhile, Jatiya Party (JP-Manzu) placed wreaths at the grave of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy near Doel Chattar at 8am.

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy was born in a respected Muslim family at Medinipur in West Bengal, India on September 8, 1892.

The unparalleled leader of all Indian politics, who had dedicated his entire life to ensure the welfare of the people by upholding democracy, died at a Beirut hotel in Lebanon on December 5, 1963. He was alone in the hotel suite at the time of his death.

Suhrawardy was a Bengali politician and statesman in the first half of the 20th century. He served as the premier of Bengal in British India and was the fifth Prime Minister of Pakistan.