Chittagong Awami League has completed preparations to hold the “Chittagonian traditional Mezban” at Tungipara of Gopalgonj district in observation of the 42nd martyrdom of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15.
Former Chittagong City Mayor and President of Chittagong City Awami League ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury has been organising the mezban for 16 years.
An advance party, led by Mohammad Osman Gani, the personal secretary of Mohiuddin, will reach Tungipara on August 10.
The main segment of the party, comprised of several hundred AL leaders and workers led by Mohiuddin, will leave Chittagong for Gopalgonj on August 14.
A city AL source said cows, chickens and other commodities have been bought by the advance party for 35,000 people.
The function will be held at the premises of Tungipara Bangabandhu University College and Baladanga SM Musa High School.
Decorations and other mezban related work is ongoing, with the work expected to be completed before August 14, the source added.