National Human Right Commission Chairman Reazul Hoque also attended as the chief guest.
Prof Abu Sayeed expressed disappointment when he learned that two fractions of the ruling party publicly faught over taking control of a stage in preparation for observing the national mourning day.
He said: “We misused the name of Bangabandhu and the Mujib coat,” he opined adding that people need to stop deceiving and abusing others and follow the path of the father of the nation.
The former state minister said no one can fulfill the void left behind by Bangabandhu.
We can honour him and his memory by being united as nation and working towards building a brighter future together.
He said that the nation should follow the 1972 constitution but as it has been amended by several governments the country needs more time to able to accept the 1972 constitution again.
Chairman of Eastern University Trustee Board, Azizul Haque said if youth of the country knew about Bangabandhu, their own history and culture they would never resort to fundamental terrorism.
NHRC Chairman Reazul Hoque said that Bangabandhu was warned that he might be killed but he paid no heed to the warnings because he refused to believe his own people would kill him but he ultimately paid the highest price for that belief.
He suggested universities authorities to included several pieces of Oshomapto Attojiboni By Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the constitutions so that students know their own history, culture and the father of the nation better.