With great respect, people of Chattogram city observed 74th Birth anniversary of former mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury.
People of all walks of life had been paying floral tribute at his grave since yesterday morning. A Milad Mahfil, Quran-a-Khatam was also held at his resident at Chashma Hill.
Born in Gohira, Rawzan in 1944, he came of a respected Muslim family. His father was a railway official and mother a housewife.
He was involved with politics during his student life and couldn’t complete graduation.
He was general Secretary of City Chattra League in 1968 and 1969. He formed a “Joy Bangla’ group during liberation war and was arrested by Pakistani Army. Later he managed to flee away to India.
He was General Secretary for 12 years and became President of Ctg City Awami League in 2006. He held the office of Chattogram City Corporation mayor for three times.