Today is the 76th anniversary of Bangladesh Chhatra League, a traditional student organization that has given strong leadership in various democratic movements and struggles in Bangladesh. The organization has announced a day-long program on this occasion.
Bangladesh Chhatra League was born on January 4, 1948 under the guidance of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the aim of achieving the independence of Bengali. The central leaders of the organization congratulated everyone on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the glory, tradition, struggle and success of Chhatra League, the largest and oldest student organization of the subcontinent.
Bangladesh Chhatra League in its long political journey established this demand as a charter of liberation through the language movement of 52′, the victory of the United Front in the provincial assembly elections of 54, the anti-Ayub movement of 58, the education movement of 62, mass participation in favor of the 6 points of 66. . Then Bangabandhu was freed from prison through the popular uprising of 1969, the absolute victory of Awami League in the elections of 1970 and the great liberation war of 1971.
Chhatra League participated in the reconstruction of war-torn Bangladesh under the leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman after achieving great independence on December 16, 1971. On August 15, 1975, after the death of the father of the nation in his family, the spirit of freedom and the democratic process were robbed.
On May 17, 1981, Bangabandhu’s daughter Sheikh Hasina (current Prime Minister) returned to the country and started a movement to re-establish the spirit of independence and restore the democratic system. Chhatra League played a unique role in the anti-dictatorship movement of the 90s under the leadership of Sheikh Hasina.
Chhatra League president Saddam Hossain held a press conference on Wednesday at Madhur Canteen of Dhaka University on the occasion of the foundation anniversary program.
On the occasion of the founding anniversary, the day-long program on Thursday includes hoisting of the national and party flags at the central office at 6 am, paying homage to the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi at 7:30 am, at 7:45 am at the father of the nation’s mausoleum in Tungipara, after paying homage by the representatives of the Central Executive Parliament of Chhatra League, Dhaka at 8 am. Cake cutting celebration at Curzon Hall of the University.
At 10 a.m., the university’s foundation anniversary assembly and procession in Aparajeya Bangla and at an unscheduled time the reunion festival on the occasion of the 76th foundation anniversary in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.