Sheikh Russel

Sheikh Russel’s birthday today

MNA Feature Desk: The 54th birth anniversary of Sheikh Russel, youngest son of Bangabandhu Sheikh fMujibur Rahman, is being observed today.

On this day in 1964, Russel, also the youngest brother of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was born in the historic Bangabandhu Bhaban at the capital’s Dhanmondi.

Russel was brutally assassinated on August 15 in 1975. along with most of his family members, including his father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, when he was a class IV student of University Laboratory School.

Different socio-cultural organisations including associate bodies of the ruling Awami League have taken various programmes to observe the birthday of Sheikh Russel.

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