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Photo exhibition begins in London marking birth anniversary of Sheikh Kamal

  • Published at 08:40 am August 7th, 2021
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It will remain open for all till August 13

A weeklong photo exhibition has begun at the Bangladesh High Commission in London marking the 72nd birth anniversary of valiant freedom fighter Captain Sheikh Kamal.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel inaugurated the exhibition, which will remain open for all till August 13. He also joined the virtual discussion held on Thursday.

Bangladesh High Commissioner Saida Muna Tasneem presided over the function titled “Shaheed Captain Sheikh Kamal: Remembering a Valiant Freedom Fighter”.


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Bangladeshi-born British writer, journalist, columnist, political analyst and poet Abdul Gaffar Choudhury, among others, spoke there.

They paid homage to valiant freedom fighter Captain Sheikh Kamal who was assassinated along with Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most members of his family on the night of August 15 in 1975.

The speakers highlighted the life and work of Sheikh Kamal and recalled his exceptional capacity to organize sports, art and music after the 1971 War of Liberation.

The 72nd birth anniversary of Sheikh Kamal was observed with due solemnity through holding of discussions and placing wreaths at his portraits at home and abroad.

Prayers were offered seeking divine blessing for Sheikh Kamal and his family.