Monday (January 4) marks the 73rd founding anniversary of Bangladesh Chhatra League, a standard student organization that has been a robust leader in various democratic movements and struggles in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Chhatra League was born on 4 January 1948 under the direction of Father of the state Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the aim of achieving the rights of Bengalis.
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On the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the glory, tradition, struggle, and success of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the most important and oldest student organization of the subcontinent, the central leaders of the organization have greeted and congratulated everyone.
To celebrate the 73rd founding anniversary of the organization in a colorful manner, an in-depth program has been adopted by the central parliament of the organization.
On this occasion, national and party flags are going to be hoisted in the least organizational offices including the headquarters of the organization at 8:30 am on Monday.
Tribute to the portrait of Father of the state Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is going to be paid at 8 am and therefore the cake is going to be cut at Dhaka University’s Curzon Hall at 9.30 am.
Meanwhile, on the occasion of the founding anniversary of the Chhatra League, a discussion meeting has been organized at Krishibid Institution Milanayatan within the capital at 3:30 pm. Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina are going to be the chief guest and can address the meeting via video conference.
Bangladesh Chhatra League, in its long political cycle, established this demand as a certificate of liberation through mass participation within the language movement of ’52, the victory of Northern Alliance within the provincial assembly elections of ’54, anti-Ayub movement of ’58, education movement of ’62
He then played a number one role in freeing Bangabandhu from prison through the mass uprising of 1969, absolutely the victory of the Awami League within the elections of 1970, and therefore the victory of the red and green flag in subjugated Bengal by participating within the great liberation war of 1971.
After gaining great independence on 16 December 1971, the Chhatra League under the leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman took part in the reconstruction of war-torn Bangladesh. After the assassination of the daddy of the state and his family on Assumption, 1975, the spirit of independence and democracy was snatched away.
On 17 May 1981, Bangabandhu’s daughter Sheikh Hasina (current Prime Minister) returned to the country and began a movement to re-establish the spirit of independence and restore democracy. Chhatra League played a singular role within the 90’s anti-authoritarian movement under the leadership of Sheikh Hasina.