BHOLA, April 18, 2018 (BSS)- The 47th death anniversary of Bir Shrestha Mostafa Kamal was observed today at Sadar upazila of the district in a befitting manner.
Bir Shrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Library & Museum observed the day through different programmes organised by Bir Shrestha Mostafa Kamal foundation.
Quran khani, milad mahfil and discussion were held at Moutupi village under Alinagar union in Sadar upazila around 11am.
Additional District Magistrate Md Abdul Halim addressed the discussion as the chief guest with Chairman of the Foundation Md Mostafizur Rahman in the chair.
The meeting was addressed, among others, by Freedom Fighters MA Taher and Selim Jomaddar, editor of Daily Ajker Vola Md Showkat Hossain, Upazila Chairman Md Basir Ahmed, Principal of Alinagar School & Collage Humayun Kabir Kamal and nephew of Mostafa Kamal M Salim Uddin.
Special doa and monajat, conducted by Mawlana Muhammad Abdul Latif, were also offered on the occasion seeking eternal peace of Mostafa Kamal’s departed soul. Later, they also meet with Mostafa Kamal’s mother Maleka Begum.
Mostofa Kamal, better known as Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal, was a sepoy in the Bangladesh Army during the Liberation War. He was born on December 16, 1947 in Hajipur village of Daulatikhan upazila under Bhola district.
His father, Habibur Rahman was a Havilder. On April 18, 1971, Mostafa Kamal was killed in a defensive battle against the occupying Pakistan Army in Daruin village of Brahmanbaria. His actions inflicted heavy casualties on his enemy troops.
Government awarded him with the highest recognition of bravery of Bangladesh, Bir Shrestha.