News® | The NEWS Company…RANGPUR, Feb 16, 2015 : Speakers at a discussion at village Fotehpur Laldighee in Pirganj today said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s husband and nuclear scientist Dr MA Wazed Miah was a real patriot to serve the nation selflessly.
They said Dr Wazed was a completely honest and greedless man with noble character, thoughts and beliefs and worked for building a technologically developed Bangladesh to immortalise ideals of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Terming Dr Wazed as an incomparable man with excellent human qualities, they said his ideals in serving the nation selflessly would remain immortal as a source of national inspiration and the people would remember him forever. Pirganj upazila Awami League (AL) organised the memorial discussion in observance of the 73rd birth anniversary of the renowned nuclear scientist in his birthplace Fotehpur Laldighee village under Pirganj upazila.
With nephew of Dr Wazed, President of Dr Wazed Foundation and Vice-president of district AL Chhayadat Hossain Bakul presided over the discussion. President of Pirganj upazila AL Motaharul Haque Bablu, its Vice-president Saiful Nawaz Shakil and General Secretary Tazimul Islam Shamim and Pirganj upazila JSD President Mir Mohammad Ali Manik addressed the discussion. Organising Secretaries of Pirganj upazila AL Shafiur Rahman Mandal Milan, Mostafizur Rahman Bablu and Ruhul Amin, its Treasurer Anisur Rahman, Office Secretary Ruhul Amin Master, Jubo league leaders Atiur Rahman Mithu and Mazharul Alam Milan also spoke.
Dr Wazed Smriti Sangshad (DWSS), Dr Wazed Foundation, Pirganj upazila AL, Jubo League, Chhatra League, Swechchasebak League, Mohila League, Sramik League and other socio-cultural organisations chalked out various programmes to observe the day. The programmes included placing of floral wreaths at the grave of Dr Wazed at Fotehpur Laldighee, distribution of ‘Tobarak’, offering Fateha and munajats seeking eternal peace for his departed soul and wellbeing of the other family members.
In observance of the day, DWSS chalked out two-day programmes including drawing and descent hand writing competitions, poem recitation and patriotic song competitions for the children held at
Zila Parishad premises in Rangpur city on February 15. A total of 230 children took part in the competitions in 12 groups under four categories, 60 of them came out winners with five from each group and 36 winners were awarded with crests and certificates and 24 more with certificates.
Today on February 16, the leaders of the DWSS placed floral wreaths at the grave of Dr Wazed Miah, arranged Ziarat and offered Fateha there in his birthplace village of Laldighee Fotehpur under Pirganj upazila in the morning. President of DWSS and childhood friend of Dr Wazed Advocate Abdul Gani, its Vice-presidents Monwar Hossain, AKM Mozammel Haque and Rawshan Ara Wahed, General Secretary of DWSS Saiful Islam Jahangir, Joint Secretary Elahi Farooque, members Masud Raihan Lum and Ali Newaz Mantu jointly placed the wreath.
The organisation arranged milad and doa mahfils and offered special munajats at Keramotia Jam-e-Mosque in Rangpur city after Asr prayers today seeking eternal peace for the departed soul of Dr Wazed and their other family members. DWSS will arrange a memorial discussion on the life and deeds of Dr Wazed at Town Hall auditorium in Rangpur city tonight. Divisional Commissioner Muhammad Dilwar Bakht will address the discussion as the chief guest with President of DWSS and valiant freedom fighter Advocate Abdul Gani in the chair.
Additional Divisional Commissioner Kazi Hassan Ahmed and Deputy Commissioner and Law Affairs Secretary of DWSS Advocate Rothish Chandra Bhowmick will address the discussion as the special guests. General Secretary of DWSS and senior journalist Saiful Islam Jahangir will deliver welcome speech and Dr Wazed’s boyhood friend and classmate Monwar Hossain will take part as the main discussant.