DHAKA, April 29, 2021 (BSS)- Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh today paid homage to Sheikh Jamal, son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on his 68th birthday by placing wreath at his Banani graveyard here.
After paying respects, the mayor observed one minute of silence as mark of profound respect to Shaheed Sheikh Jamal.
Later, special prayer was offered for eternal peace of the departed soul of Jamal there.
Born on April 28 in 1954 at Tungipara in Gopalganj, Sheikh Jamal did his matriculation from Dhaka Residential Model College and intermediate from Dhaka College. He joined the 1971 War of Liberation.
On August 15 in 1975, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the architect of independent Bangladesh, with most of his family members, including Sheikh Jamal, was assassinated by a group of disgruntled army officers.