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Martyrdom anniv of Harun observed in Gouripur

28 January 2022

Gouripur (Mymensingh) Correspondent  :
The 53rd martyrdom anniversary of  Azizul Haq Harun inhabitant of Samarullah village of Nandail upazila was observed in a befitting manner in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh on Thursday . On the day, the people of this upazila remember the sacrifice of the hero of the 1969 mass upsurge. Student leader Harun was shot dead by the then Pakistan police at the height of the mass movement. Freedom Fighter Nazim Uddin Ahmed MP placed floral wreaths on the Shaheed Harun monument at Harun Park of the Upazila town on Thursday. The programmers including -cultural and political organizations, clubs, Shaheed Harun Smriti Parishad also placed floral wreaths.  
Freedom Fighter Nazim Uddin MP was a chief guest in a discussion meeting at Muktijuddha Sangsad at noon. The chief guest said that exactly 53 years ago, on January 27, 1969, the murder of a student leader by the police turned a seemingly non-threatening student movement into a mass upsurge.
The elites of Gouripur and Nandail upazila urged the National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) to have mentioned the name of Gouripur College student the hero of the Mass Upsurge in 1969' Harun, who was killed at historic Dhan Mahal in Gouripur upazila . Now this historic ground known as Dhan Mahal in 1969 named after Harun which is called Harun Park still exists in the mid- town of Gouripur.

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