Bir Shrestha Nur Mohammad’s death anniversary observed

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NARAIL, Sept 5, 2020 (BSS) – The 49th death anniversary of Bir Shrestha Nur Mohammad Sheikh was observed today at Nur Mohammad Nagar in Chandibarpur union of Sadar upazila here in a befitting manner.

The Bir Shrestha Nur Mohammad Sheikh trust and Narail district administration took various programmes to mark the day.

The programmes began through placing wreaths at the portrait of Bir Shrestha Nur Mohammad Sheikh. The others programmes include recitation from the holy Quran, presenting guard of honour and holding Doa Mahfil.

Deputy Commissioner Anjuman Ara, who is also president of the Bir Shrestha Nur Mohammad Sheikh Trust, attended the programme as the chief guest.

Additional Superintendent of Police Md Riaz Ahmed, Freedom Fighter Saifur Rahman Hilu, Advocate SA Matin, Bir Shrestha Nur Mohammad’s son Golam Mostafa Kamal, Member Secretary of Bir Shrestha Nur Mohammad Trust Azizur Rahman Bhuiyan and people from different walks of life were present.

Nur Mohammad Sheikh was born on February 26, 1936 at Mahiskhola village (now Nur Mohammad Nagar) in Narail Sadar upazila. He joined then East Pakistan Rifles (EPR), which is now Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), on February 26, 1959.He later took part in the liberation war in 1971. He braced martyrdom on September 5 in 1971 at Goalhati in Jessore in a fight against the Pakistan army.