|Published : 26 Nov 2016, 19:19:54 | Updated : 26 Nov 2016, 19:25:50|
Shaheed Dr Milon Day Sunday
The nation will remember Shaheed Dr Milon on November 27. Dr Shamsul Alam Khan Milon was killed by assailants near Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) of Dhaka University at the height of anti-autocracy movement on November 27 in 1990.
Shaheed Dr Milon Day will be observed across the country on Sunday commemorating his 26th martyrdom anniversary.
The supreme sacrifice of Dr Milon transformed the anti-autocracy movement into a mass upsurge that prompted the fall of the autocratic regime paving the way for restoration of democratic process in the country.
On the eve of the day, President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in separate statements, recalled the supreme sacrifice of Dr Milon for the cause of restoration of democratic system.
Different political parties, organisations of physians students’ bodies and socio-cultural-professional bodies have chalked out separate programmes to observe the day, according to a news agency. – bz