AL pays homage to Ivy Rahman on her death anniversary


Dhaka, Aug 24: Awami League leaders and workers today paid glowing tributes to AL’s former Women Affairs Secretary and women leader Ivy Rahman by placing wreaths on her grave marking her 17th death anniversary. 

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader along with party’s senior leaders placed wreaths on her grave at Banani graveyard here.

AL Presidium Member Begum Matia Chowdhury, Joint General Secretary Mahbubul-Alam Hanif, Organizing Secretary SM Kamal Hossain, Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua, Women Affairs Secretary Meher Afroz Chumki, Central Working Committee Member Anwar Hossain and Syed Abdul Awal Shamim were present on the occasion, among others.

Dhaka City North and South AL, Jubo League, Bangladesh Chhatra League, Swechchhasebak League, Krishak League and deferent others associate bodies paid tributes to Ivy Rahman.

Ivy Rahman, also former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League and wife of late President M Zillur Rahman, received grievous injuries during grisly grenade attacks on an AL rally at Bangabandhu Avenue in the city on August 21 in 2004 and she succumbed to her injuries on August 24.