Sheikh Hasina’s homecoming day observed

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The 44th homecoming day of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was observed today.

On May 17 in 1981, she returned to the country after a long exile.

Boarding on an aircraft of the Indian Airlines, Awami League President Sheikh
Hasina reached the then Kurmitola Airport here from the Indian capital of New Delhi via Kolkata at 4.30pm on that day.

Marking the homecoming day of Sheikh Hasina, the ruling Awami League (AL)
chalked out elaborate programmes.

As part of the programmes, the party leaders greeted Sheikh Hasina, the
eldest daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, at her Ganabhaban residence here at 9 am.

Leaders and workers of AL associate and like-minded bodies also greeted her
with bouquet.

A discussion was held at Dhaka District AL Bhaban in the city’s Tejgaon area
this afternoon with AL Presidium Member Engineer Mosharraf Hossain in the chair.

AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader and other central leaders also addressed
the discussion.

Marking the day, Jubo League, Chhatra League, Krishak League, Swechchhasebak League, Mohila Awami League and Jubo Mohila League and other like-minded bodies also organized different programmes.

The programmes included discussion, doa and milad mahfil seeking sound health and long life of Sheikh Hasina, food distribution among orphans and destitute people.

AL’s relief and social welfare subcommittee also organised food distribution programme marking the day.

Foods were distributed among the orphans of Azimpur Salimullah Muslim
Orphanage, Salimullah Road’s orphanage in Mohammadpur, Sobhanbag Masjid adjacent orphanage and Rahim Ullah Orphanage at Beraid in Badda.

Foods were also distributed among the orphans of the orphanages adjacent to
Hazrat Shahjalal (R) Mazar (shrine) in Sylhet, Hazrat Shah Amanat (R) Mazar
and Garib Ullah Shah (R) Mazar in Chattogram.