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72nd founding anniversary of Chhatra League Saturday

  • Published at 10:15 pm January 3rd, 2020
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The organization has taken three-day programs and set to celebrate colourfully

Bangladesh Chhatra League is set to celebrate its 72nd founding anniversary through different programs on Saturday.

The largest student organization having glorious heritage of struggle and success, the Bangladesh Chhatra League came into being on January 4 in 1948 at the instruction of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with a view to attaining the country’s independence.

Chhatra League central leaders greeted all on the occasion of the organization’s 72nd founding anniversary, reports BSS.

Marking the anniversary, the Chhatra League has taken three-day programs and set to celebrate colourfully.

The day’s programs will include hoisting national and party flags at party offices at 6.30 am, placing of wreath at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi road 32 at 7.00 am, cutting of cake at 8.00am at Dhaka University Curzon Hall.

Marking the anniversary, Chhatra League has arranged a reunion program at 2.30 pm at Suhrawardi Udyan on Saturday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to be present at the reunion as the chief guest.

A voluntary blood donation campaign will be held on January 6 at 10.00am at Bottola besides Aparajeyo Bangla in Dhaka University and educational materials would be distributed among students on January 7 at 10.00am. Besides, winter clothes will be distributed among the destitute at 4 pm on January 7 in front of Swoparjito Swadhinata Sculpture at Dhaka University.

Chhatra League has been leading all democratic and progressive movements in the country since its foundation in 1948. This organization attained victory in all struggles in exchange of great sacrifices.

Chhatra League played pioneering roles in the language movement in 1952, in the victory of Jukta Front in 1954 polls, anti-Aiyub movement in 1958, education movement in 1962, six-point movement in 1966, mass upsurge in 1969, elections in 1970, the great Liberation War in 1971, rehabilitation activities in post-war Bangladesh, movement for restoration of democracy after 1975 changeover, student movement in 1983 and anti-autocratic movement in 1990.

The organization is working relentlessly to implement Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s program for building a digital Bangladesh.