Visitors throng Jhenidah Press Club to witness Muktijuddho Corner

Published : 27 Feb 2020 07:21 PM | Updated : 05 Sep 2020 07:35 PM

Huge crowds, especially, students of schools, colleges and universities throng to Jhenidah Press Club to witness the “Muktijuddho O Bangabandhu Corner” daily. The club turned to a centre for getting together for the people from all walks of life.

College students Razia Mahbub, Bisti Mukharjee and Mosumi Khatun when asked at the corner said they were not informed enough about the courageous activities of the brave soldiers fought for the mother language against the Pakistani rulers 1952. The role of the heroic sons and sacrifice of about two lakh mothers during the liberation were described on the corner.

University students Mahmudul Hasan, Kanak Kumar and Sreya Rahman said the historical 7 march speech by the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman still encouraging the young men, especially students, to move against all odds and corruption.

Businessman Aminul Islam and a college teacher Abul Kashem said the treaty between the Indian Army chief Jagjit Singh Arora and Pakistan Army chief Ameer Abdullah Khan (AAK) Niazi is the written deeds when the occupying forces had surrendered to the allied forces during mid December of 1971.

Other visitors said the Muktijuddho O Bangabandhu Corner describes more history about the Father of the Nation through the corner from where the people, especially, student take lesson to sharpen their skill and knowledge.

Jhenidah Press Club president M Raihan and general secretary Mahmud Hasan Tipu when asked said the then Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Shammi Islam as per the direction of Deputy Commissioner Saroj Kumar Nath had installed the corner at the press club to spread the spirit of the language movement, liberation war against Pakistani rulers and some works of the Father of the Nation. Shammi Islam had set up a number of corners at different educational institutions during her tenure in Jhenidah, press club authorities said.

Superintendent of police (SP) Mohammad Hasanuzzaman when contacted said the corner is a part of our history where the roles of the language heroes, freedom fighters and Father of the Nation were described to warm up the future generation towards a modern Bangladesh where the people will enjoy equal rights irrespective of cast, creed and gender.

Deputy Commissioner Saroj Kumar Nath in his reaction said Muktijuddho O Bangabandhu Corner was set up at important places to provide information about our past where the language movement of 1952, the liberation war by the freedom fighters in 1971 and some important events of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. It will help the people know more about the nation building, a corruption-free just society.