Distribution of prizes of different month-long competitions arranged for children on Sheikh Russell Day will be held on November 10 in Rangpur city.
Leaders of the central and Rangpur divisional committees of Sheikh Russel Shishu Kishore Parishad disclosed the information in a press conference held at a local restaurant on Sunday afternoon. Marking the Shaheed Sheikh Russell Day, the organisation arranged month-long drawing, essay writing, beautiful handwriting, quiz, cricket, football and cultural competitions since October 18 last in Rangpur.
Organizing Secretary of the central committee of the organisation Md Alauddin Saju read out a written statement in the media briefing.
He said the birthday of Shaheed Sheikh Russell, the youngest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was officially celebrated on October 18 for the first time as Sheikh Russell Day across the country. "In addition to the official celebration of the day, on behalf of the organisation, we are organising various month-long events for children and
adolescents at the district and upazila levels all over the country," he said.
Similarly, month-long drawing, essay writing, handwriting, quiz, cricket, football and cultural competitions have been organised for children and adolescents at district and upazila level of Rangpur division marking the day.