Shaheed Dr Milon Day tomorrow

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PV Desk : Shaheed Dr Milon Day will be observed across the country tomorrow commemorating the 27th martyrdom anniversary of Dr Shamsul Alam Khan Milon.

On this day in 1990, Dr Milon was killed by the goons of military junta near Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) of Dhaka University at the height of anti-autocracy movement.

The supreme sacrifice of Dr Milon transformed the anti-autocracy movement into a mass upsurge that prompted the fall of the autocratic regime paving the way for restoration of democratic process in the country.

On the eve of the day, President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave separate messages recalling the supreme sacrifice of Dr Milon for the cause of restoration of democracy.

The President, in his message, said Dr Milon was a bright star in democratic movement of Bangladesh.

He said Milon’s sacrifice had expedited the democratic movement, paving the way for restoring of democracy.