Toronto : Bangladesh Consulate General in Toronto celebrated the Birth Anniversaries of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatun Nessa Mujib and Freedom Fighter Sheikh Kamal on Thursday, 6 August 2020. Consulate General organised a discussion session in the Mission premise on their glorious lives and contributions. All officials of the Mission attended the program.
The program began with reading out of the messages of the Hon’ble President and the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Video documentaries on the lives of Bangamata and Freedom Fighter Sheikh Kamal were screened followed by a discussion session; Mission officials took part in the discussion and highlighted the glorious contributions of Bangamata and Freedom Fighter Sheikh Kamal.
In the speech, Consul General Nayem Uddin Ahmed mentioned that just before the 7th March speech Bangamata had so correctly advised Bangabandhu to say what Bangabandhu believes the best for the nation and accordingly Bangabandhu uttered the great words from his heart – “The struggle this time is for emancipation! The struggle this time is for independence!” Consul General said that Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatun Nessa Mujib is a symbol of inspiration, patience, and love. How blessed Bangabandhu was to have a great lady Sheikh Fazilatun Nessa as his wife, who passionately looked after the family in the long absence of him and steadfastly inspired Bangabandhu to untangle the nation from subjugation, he added. Consul General also spoke on Freedom Fighter Sheikh Kamal’s cultural creativity and his great passion for sports.
Finally, Consul General urged everyone to instill love and inspiration from the lives-sketch of Bangamata and Freedom Fighter Sheikh Kamal and contribute the most to make ‘Sonar Bangla’- as dreamt by our Father of the Nation. The program was ended up with cake cutting and a special prayer. Press Release