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New CJ pays tribute to Bangabandhu, 1971 martyrs

Published : 01 Jan 2022 10:03 PM

Newly appointed Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique on Saturday said that the ideology of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman kept him alive even after his death.

“It is true that Bangabandhu was killed physically on August 15 in 1975 but his ideology is still alive. The late Bangabandhu is stronger than the alive Bangabandhu. He is in our heart and feelings,” said the chief justice.

Hasan Foez Siddique said these while talking to media after paying rich tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths on his portrait at Dhanmondi-32 in the capital on Saturday.

He also remarked that the judges are working to implement the ideology of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by keeping him in the seat of highest respect.

After paying tribute to Bangabandhu, the chief justice signed the Condolence Book at Dhanmondi-32. 

Earlier, he visited the residence of Bangabandhu where the memory of country’s great leader was intertwined. 

Later, the chief justice also placed wreaths at National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar and paid tributes to the martyrs of the Liberation War. He stood in solemn silence for a minute there commemorating the martyrs.

Judges of the Appellate Division Justice Md Nuruzzaman and Justice Obaidul Hassan and officials of Supreme Court were also present there. 

Deputy Commissioner of Dhaka Shohidul Islam, Police Super Maruf Hossain Sarder and Engineer Ahosan Habib were present in Savar.

Justice Hasan Foez Siddique was appointed as the chief justice on December 30. He took oath as the 23rd chief justice of Bangladesh on December 31.