The 56th death anniversary of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, one of the greatest leaders of undivided India, was observed on Thursday.
Different political and sociocultural organisations observed the day with elaborate programmes, including placing wreaths at the grave of the great leader, discussions, Qurankhwani, milad and doa mahfil.
Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader paid tributes to Suhrawardy by placing a wreath at his grave adjacent to the High Court in the morning.
The central committee of Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote arranged a discussion at the Jatiya Press Club.
The nation remembers Suhrawardy with respect for his contributions to flourishing democracy and improving the socio-economic condition of the people of this region.
He was born to a respected Muslim family at Medinipur in West Bengal, India on September 8, 1892.
Suhrawardy was a Bengali politician and statesman in the first half of the 20th century. He served as the premier of Bengal in British India and was the fifth Prime Minister of Pakistan.
The veteran unparalleled leader, who had dedicated his entire life to ensuring the welfare of the people by upholding democracy, died at a Beirut hotel, Lebanon on December 5, 1963.