Death anniv of Raju observed

Leaders and activists of different student organisations and socio-cultural organisations paid rich tributes to a former student leader Moin Hossain Raju on the occasion of his 24th death anniversary on Sunday.In the morning, they placed wreaths at the Raju's sculpture near the TSC intersection of Dhaka University.Bangladesh Chhatra Union brought out a procession to mark the day demanding student polls in all the educational institutions across the country in order to bring the end of the autocracy of ruling party's student organisation and to ensure democratic environment.On this day in 1992, Moin Hossain Raju was killed while leading an anti-terrorism procession on the Dhaka University campus.The procession was brought out instantly after a gunfight between the armed cadres of the JCD and the BCL. Raju was a member of the central committee of Bangladesh Students Union reading in the Soil Science Department of Dhaka University. He was killed when the armed cadres opened gunshots into the procession.Later, Dhaka University authorities in collaboration with Raju Sangsad and some student organisations erected a huge sculpture named 'Raju memorial sculpture' on the TSC square of the university in his memory.

source : the new nation

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