Suhrawardy’s 58th death anniversary on Sunday



The 58th death anniversary of the champion of democracy and one of the greatest leaders of undivided India, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy will be observed in the country on Sunday (Dec 5) in a befitting manner.

The unparalleled leader of All Indian politics, who had dedicated his entire life to ensure the welfare of the people by upholding democracy, died at a Beirut hotel in Lebanon on December 5, 1963. He was alone in the hotel suite at the time of his death.

Suhrawardy was a Bengali politician and statesman in the first half of the 20th century. He served as the premier of Bengal in British India and was the fifth Prime Minister of Pakistan, says a press release.

Suhrawardy's 58th death anniversary on Sunday
Suhrawardy’s 58th death anniversary on Sunday

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today, on the eve of the day, paid their rich tributes to the memory of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy on the occasion of his death anniversary.

In separate messages, the President and the Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul of Suhrawardy, terming him ‘the champion of democracy’.

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