Gouripur (Mymensingh): The Jail Killing Day was observed on Friday (3 November) in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district marking the assassination of four top Awami League leaders inside Dhaka Central Jail on November 3, 1975.
Awami League and its front organizations, different socio-cultural and professional organizations observed the day through programmes.
The programmes include hoisting of National and Party flags at half-mast, wearing black badges, floral wreaths and discussion and special prayers
On the occasion, Gouripur Upazila Awami League brought out a mourning procession in the morning.
The procession began from Upazila Awami League office. Freedom Fighter Nazim Uddin Ahmed, MP led the procession which paraded Rajbari road, Maddha Bazar, Notan Bazar and ended at the Bangabandhu Chatter.Leaders and workers of the upazila Awami league and its front organisations took part in the procession with wearing back badges.
After the procession, Freedom Fighter Nazim Uddin Ahmed placed floral wreaths at the portraits of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and four national leaders- Tajuddin Ahmed, Syed Nazrul Islam, Capt. Monsur Ali and AHM Kamruzzaman at the Bangabandhu Chatter in upazila town and offered Fateha there.
Acting President of the upazila Awami league Dr. Helal Uddin, General Secretary of the upazila Awami league Babu Bidhu Bhushan Das, Former President of the upazila Awami league Adv. Freedom Fighter Abul Kalam Azad, AL leaders Md. Abul Kalam, Shah Munnaf, Iqbal Hossain Jowel and leaders of different front organisations were present there.