The Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of the ruling Awami League, on Wednesday paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the city marking its 75th founding anniversary.
Flanked by the organisation's leaders and activists, BCL President Saddam Hossain and General Secretary Sheikh Walid Asif Enan placed floral wreath at the portrait of Father of the Nation at Bangabandhu Bhaban at Dhanmondi road number 32 in the capital, according to BSS.
BCL's Dhaka University unit President Mazharul Kabir Shayan and its General Secretary Tanbir Hasan Shaikat, Dhaka City South unit President Rajibul Islam Bappy and General Secretary Sajal Kundu were present, among others, on the occasion.
To mark the day, national and party flags were hoisted atop all offices of the organisation including its central office at 6.30am.
Besides, a cake was cut at 9am at the Curzon Hall on DU campus while winter clothes were distributed among the poor at TSC area on DU premises in the afternoon.
The student organisation was founded on January 4 in 1948 at the instruction of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.