Recalling the memories of Shaheed Sheikh Russel with due respect 59th Birth Day of Shaheed Sheikh Russel, the youngest child of Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Youngest brotherof Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was observed at Daffodil International University today on October 18, 2022 marking discussion session and tree plantation. To mark the day a discussion session titled 'Sheikh Russel Nirmalatar Protik Duranta Pranbanta Nirvik' was held at Professor Aminul Islam Hall of the university. Veteran Freedom Fighter, Former Secretary and PSC Member Siraj Uddin Ahmed was present as the chief guest at the discussion session while Professor Dr. M A Rahim, Adjunct Professor of Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering was present as the special guest. Presided over by Professor Dr. M Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor o f the university, THE program was addressed by Dr. Nadir Bin Ali, Registrar and Md. Anowar Habib Kazal, Senior Assistant Director (Public Relations), Daffodil International University.
Addressing as the chief guest Siraj Uddin Ahmed said, Russel was brutally killed along with most of his family members including his father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman when he was a student of class four of University Laboratory School. He also said, beautiful face of Sheikh Russel is the symbol of innocence, love and affection, which will never fade away from the public memory.
He said, In order to build a happy and prosperous 'Sonar Bangla', the new generation had to be built as worthy citizens. For this, it is necessary to flourish their good qualities from childhood and new generation have to be nurtured with the spirit of honesty, patriotism and devotion, he added.