BCL observes Jail Killing Day at CoU

Published : 03 Nov 2023 09:00 PM

As per the instructions of the Central Executive Council of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), two groups of Comilla University (CoU) unit of BCL (Reza Group and Jerin-Shant Group) observed the day with due solemnity.

On Friday (November 3), the martyrs of the jail killings were remembered through separate mourning rallies on the day.

The activists of Reza group took out a condolence procession from in front of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall of the university that paraded the various roads of the university. On the other hand, activists of Jerin-Shant group took out a condolence procession from different halls and came in front of the Bangabandhu sculpture and offered wreaths there. A brief discussion was held.

In this regard, the former Joint General Secretary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman HallBCL, Momin Shubo said, 'On this day in 1975, four leaders of the Bengali nation were brutally killed in jail. We remember them with due respect and pray for their souls to rest in peace.'

Nawab Faizunnessa Chaudhurani Hall unit BCL President, Israt Jahan Zerin said, 'On this day, four national leaders of independent Bangladesh who were Bangabandhu's most trusted allies and leaders after Bangabandhu were brutally killed in jail. Zerin hoped the BCL will be vocal in future so that these dishonest people and their descendants cannot create any anarchy in the country.

It should be noted that after the killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15, 1975 with his family, the second scandalous chapter in the history of Bangladesh is the 1975 prison murder.

Less than three months after the brutal killings of August 15, one of the brave soldiers of the Liberation War and four national leaders Syed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmed, AHM Kamaruzzaman and Captain Mansoor Ali were brutally killed inside the Dhaka Central Jail on this day. Earlier, these four national leaders were sent to central jail after August 15.