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Dr Wazed's 76th birth anniv today

Dr Wazed's 76th birth anniv today

The 76th birth anniversary of internationally reputed nuclear scientist and Prime Minster Sheikh Hasina's husband Dr MA Wazed Miah will be celebrated today (Friday), reports BSS. On February 16 in 1942, Wazed Miah affectionately called 'Sudha Miah' was born in a respectable Muslim family of Laldighi Fatehpur village under Pirganj upazila in Rangpur district. He breathed his last in Dhaka on May 9 in 2009 and was buried at family graveyard in his native village at Pirganj. Different political and socio-cultural organisations have chalked out programmes in the capital city and Rangpur in observance of his birthday. The programmes include placing of wreaths at the grave of Dr Wazed Miah, offering Fateha, milad mehfils and special munajats, distribution of food among the poor and distressed people and memorial discussions. On this occasion, Dr MA Wazed Miah Memorial foundation will organise a discussion at the Jatiya Press Club in the city at 3 pm tomorrow. Dr Wazed Smriti Sangshad (DWSS), Pirganj Upazila Awami League and front organizations and allies of the Awami League will hold discussion meetings, offer fateha at the grave of Wazed Miah and distribute food among the poor marking the day. The DWSS has chalked out two-day programmes, including different competitions for the children and discussion meeting, to celebrate the 76th birth anniversary of Dr Wazed in Rangpur district. The two-day programmes include drawing, hand writing, poem recitation and patriotic song competitions for the children. The organization will place wreaths at the grave of Dr Wazed Miah, offer Ziarat and Fateha in his birthplace village of Laldighee Fatehpur under Pirganj upazila in Rangpur district at 8 am tomorrow. A discussion on the life and works of nuclear scientist Dr Wazed will be held tomorrow at Town Hall auditorium and prizes, crests and certificates will be distributed among the winners of different competitions there. Vice-chancellor of Begum Rokeya University Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah will attend the discussion as the chief guest with President of DWSS Professor Dr Hamidul Haque Khondker in the chair. Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Wahiduzzaman, politicians, public representatives, educationists, professionals, intellectuals, civil society members and elite will take part in the discussion.

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