National Education Day will be observed across the country on Thursday, agencies report. On that day in 1962, the students’ community of the than East-Pakistan called hartal demanding cancellation of “Hamidur Rahman Shikkha Commission” report.
Babul, Golam Mustafa and Waziullah were shot dead by Pakistani police during the hartal. Different cultural, social and student organisations including Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) chalked out programmes marking the day.
BCL leaders and workers, led by its president Saifur Rahman Sohag and general secretary SM Zakir Hossain, will place wreathes at 8am at Shikkha Adhikar Chattar. Chhatra Sangram Parishad will also pay homage at 8.15am.
JASOD Chhatra League will bring out procession and stage a rally on Dhaka University campus at 11am. Chhatra Oikya Forum will organise students’ rally in front of National Museum at 4pm.