15th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman today

:: Peoples Time Online ::

The 15th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman, former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League and wife of late President M Zillur Rahman, will be observed today in a befitting manner.

To mark the day, different political and socio-cultural organisations, including Bangladesh Awami League (AL), its associate bodies and other likeminded organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes.

The programmes include placing wreaths and offering fateha at her grave at Banani graveyard in the capital, arranging milad mahfil and special prayers and holding discussions in the capital and elsewhere across the country.

Family members of Ivy will arrange Milad and Doa-mahfil at her Gulshan residence in the capital. They urged all members of AL and its associate bodies to attend the programmes.

Ivy Rahman, also former president of Bangladesh Mahila Samity, received grievous injuries during a grisly grenade attack on an AL rally at Bangabandhu Avenue in the city on August 21 in 2004 and succumbed to her injuries on August 24.

Peoples Time/jj

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