NARAILCorrespondent: The 49th death anniversary of Bir Shreshtha
Lance Nayek Nur Mohammad Sheikh will be observed here tomorrow.
To mark the day, the Bir Shreshtha Nur Mohammad Sheikh Trust and Narail
district administration have taken elaborate porogrammes at Chandibarpur
union in Sadar upazila.
The programmes include recitation from the holy Quran, placing of wreaths
at the Bir Shreshtha Nur Mohammad Sheikh’s portrait, presenting guard of
honour and holding Doa Mahfil.
Deputy Commissioner Anjuman Ara, also president of Bir Shreshtha Nur
Muhammad Trust, will attend the doa mahfil as the chief guest. Nur Muhammad
Sheikh was born on February 26 in 1936 at the then Mahiskhola village, which
is now called Nur Mohammad Nagar, under Narail district.
He served in the then East Pakistan Rifles (EPR), which was called
Bangladesh Rifles after independence of Bangladesh, that is now Border Guard
Nur Mohammad Sheikh was adorned with highest military award for
sacrificing his life by taking part in war at Goalhati and Chuitpur in
Jashore against the Pakistani occupation forces on September 5 of 1971.