PM inaugurates BCL’s reunion at Suhrawardy Udyan
Published : 04 Jan 2020, 17:58
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the reunion of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) which has been arranged marking the 72nd founding anniversary of the student wing of ruling party.
The premier opened the programme at 2:30pm on Saturday at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital.
The BCL is celebrating its 72nd founding anniversary through elaborate programmes across the country on Saturday.
On this day in 1948, the student organization was founded following the instruction of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The purpose to form the organisation was to achieve the country’s independence. BCL has taken a three-day colourful programme to celebrate the anniversary.
The BCL has been leading all democratic and progressive movements in the country since its foundation in 1948.
The organization attained victory in all struggles in exchange of great sacrifices.
The BCL played pioneering roles in the language movement in 1952, in the victory of Jukta Front in 1954 polls, anti-Aiyub movement in 1958, education movement in 1962, six-point movement in 1966, mass upsurge in 1969, elections in 1970, the great Liberation War in 1971, rehabilitation activities in post-war Bangladesh, movement for restoration of democracy after 1975 changeover, student movement in 1983 and anti-autocratic movement in 1990.
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