Bangabandhu is not dead. He is still alive because martyrs do not die. He is guiding the country through his daughter, Sheikh Hasina, who has been leading the country towards making Bangladesh a world power. As the Chief Guest, Professor Dr Anwarul Karim, a noted folklorist, Lalon researcher, and current Executive Director, Bangabandhu Research Center and Ex Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Northern University Bangladesh, Dhaka, revealed this before a distinguished gathering of a cross-section of people, including youths and students from various educational institutions.
The program, which was held at the auditorium of Bangabandhu Jatiyo Stadium, Dhaka, was organised by the USHU Federation and the World Cancer Society, Dhaka, on the occasion of the 51st Independence Day celebration. Advocate Kamal Ahmed, a senior lawyer of the Supreme Court of Dhaka and Senior Vice President of the USHU Federation, presided over the event.
Professor Karim called upon the youths and the students to dedicate themselves to the cause of Bangabandhu and the nation. The programme was addressed among others by Dr Humayun Kabir, President, of the World Cancer Society, Professor Lawrence Ratna of Notre Dame College, Dhaka, Professor Dr A.R. Khan of AIUB University, Mr Jhony, President, China Awami League, Mr Sayid Masud, and Secretary, USHA federation. The programme ended with the prize-giving ceremony, where the students participated in the sketch-making competition.