Jail Killing Day Today
Published: November 3, 2015 12:18 pm
03 November 2015,Nirapad News: The nation will observe the Jail Killing Day on Tuesday with due solemnity commemorating the 1975 killing of four national leaders inside Dhaka Central Jail. On November 3, 1975, the four national leaders and heroes of Bangladesh’s Liberation War — Syed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmed, Captain Mansur Ali and AHM Quamruzzaman — were assassinated inside the Dhaka Central Jail.
The four leaders had played a key role in forming the Mujibnagar government in exile that led Bangladesh’s Liberation War of 1971 with Syed Nazrul Islam as the acting president, Tajuddin Ahmed as the prime minister, Mansur Ali as the finance minister and AHM Qamruzzaman as the home, relief and rehabilitation minister. President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages on the occasion.