Birth anniversary of Ila Mitra observed

The 94th birth anniversary of Ila Mitra, who led the peasant uprising known as Tebhaga Andolon in Indian sub-continent, was observed in Chapainawabganj on Friday, reports BSS.

Ila Mitra Pathagar and Rani Ila Mitra Sangsad jointly arranged a discussion at Nejampur rail station Bazar in the upazila this morning.

President of Ila Mitra Pathagar Bidhan Sing presided over the meeting attended by Upazila Nirbahi Officer Sabiha Sultana as the chief guest. Principal of Nachole Women College Obaidur Rahman, president of Nachole Press Club Waliul Hoque Dollar and Officer-in-Charge of Nachole police station Selim Reza spoke in the meeting as special guests.

The speakers highlighted the life and works of Ila Mitra and also stressed the need for preserving the memories of the great leader.