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Hasina’s jail release day today

MNA Feature Desk: The 10th anniversary of release of Awami League president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina from prison will be observed today.

On this day in 2008, Sheikh Hasina was released from the special sub-jail set up on the premises of the Jatiya Sangsad building after remaining captive there for nearly 11 months.

The Awami League president was arrested from her Sudha Sadan residence at Dhanmondi on July 16, 2007 during the military-backed caretaker government, which assumed power in the political changeover of 1/11 in 2007.

Marking the day, Dhaka city south unit of Awami League will arrange a discussion at Ladies Club at Eskaton at 5:00pm today. It will be followed by an iftar party.

AL general secretary and road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader will join it as chief guest.

Besides, Awami Juba League will organise a discussion at Mahanagar Natya Manch at 10:00am. Food minister lawyer Qamrul Islam will join it as chief guest.

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