News Asia24 Desk: Today, October 18, is Sheikh Russell Day.
Martyr Sheikh Russell is the youngest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Today is his 60th birthday.
Sheikh Russell Day is being celebrated since 2021.
This year the theme of the day is ‘Sheikh Russell Radiant, Fearless Nirmal Durjoy’.
Sheikh Russell was born on this day in 1964 at Bangabandhu Bhavan number 32 in Dhanmondi.
President Mohammad Sahabuddin gave a message on the occasion of this day. On the other hand, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina remembered the younger brother in an emotional message.
In the speech, Sheikh Hasina said, “Sheikh Russell is not with us today, but his holy memory is there.” Among all the children in Bangladesh, I still find Russell.
These children must be raised in Russell’s spirit.May the children of Bangladesh grow up with such a bright child in their hearts.
Let them pour out their fierce hatred against the murderers. Let all the children of the country come forward to build the golden Bangladesh of Bangabandhu’s dream.
Various programs have been organized on the occasion of the day. A wreath will be placed at the tomb of Shaheed Sheikh Russell at 8:30 am.
Along with this, Fateha reading, Milad and Dua Mahfil have been organized at the tombs of all the martyrs who died on August 15.