TE24 National Desk:
The 42nd homecoming day of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheik Hasina will be noticed tomorrow.
On May 17 of every 1981, she got back to the country after a long exile.
Boarding on an airplane of the Indian Airlines, Sheik Hasina arrived at the then Kurmitola Airport in the capital from the Indian capital of New Delhi through Kolkata at 4.30pm on that day.
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheik Mujibur Rahman was ruthlessly killed alongside the vast majority of his relatives on August 15 of every 1975 and his two girls – Sheik Hasina and Sheik Rehana – – – fortunately got away from the gore as they remained abroad.
In a public board meeting of the Awami League on February 14, 15 and 16 of every 1981, Sheik Hasina was chosen as party president in her nonattendance and afterward she got back to the nation on May 17.
“I have gotten back to the country not to turn into a head of the Awami League, rather to take an interest in the battle for opportunity by remaining next to individuals,” said the AL president in a heart contacting gathering agreed by almost 1.5 million individuals at the air terminal around then.
She added: “I need to remain alongside you as your sister, as your girl, and as a laborer of Awami League, who has faith in the standards of Bangabandhu.”
On the event of Sheik Hasina’s homecoming day, different associations, including the Awami League, will orchestrate various projects.
Extraordinary doa and petitions to God will likewise be presented at mosques, sanctuaries, chapels and pagodas to check the day.