Manik Mia’s 48th death anniversary

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MNA Feature Desk: Today is the 48th death anniversary of Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia, a renowned journalist and the founder editor of the daily Ittefaq.

Different organizations have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day in a befitting manner.  Manik Mia Parishad and Jatiya Gonotantrik League placed wreaths at his grave in the morning.

Besides, a discussion meeting on his eventful life will also be held on Friday (tomorrow) at Engineers Institutions in the city at 4 pm organized by Jatiya Party (Manju) where Industry Minister Amir Hossain Amu, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon and Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud are scheduled to participate in the discussion, among others.

He used journalism and particularly his political column ‘Musafir’ to establish Awami League as the party of democracy under the leadership Mr H.S. Suhrawardy at first and later under Bangabandhu.