Party men gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan

Awami League’s 21st National Council

Party men gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan

Edris Alam, Sohel Rahman, Salahuddin

Published: 11:48 20 December 2019   Updated: 15:00 20 December 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Bangladesh Awami League’s 21st National Council will begin in a few hours at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan on Friday. Meanwhile, leaders have already started coming to attend the Council, ignoring the winter feeling. They are gathering around the park premises with festive looks.

It was seen that the arriving leaders have been spotted at the intersection of Suhrawardy Udyan. They are gathering at Shahbagh intersection, TSC, Matsya Bhaban, Doyel Chottor.

The arriving leaders are seen in red-green color caps on their heads. ‘Awami League’ writing attire on someone’s head. Placards, banners in hand. Someone is writing ‘Awami League’ in hand, drawing a picture of a boat symbol.

However, Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the two-day council at 3:00 pm on Friday. There has been huge enthusiasm among the party leaders were seen around the council.

On the day, the council will be inaugurated through releasing the symbol of peace pigeon and hoisting National flag and party flag at 3:00 pm will be followed by 25-minute opening music at the historic venue. There, the history and tradition of the Awami League and the development and success of the government will be highlighted.

The theme of the council is “On the way to implement Bangabandhu’s dream of Sonar Bangla under Sheikh Hasina’s leadership, being advance irresistibly: We are Bangladesh”.

According to party sources, the main council session will be held on December 21 at Institution of Engineers drawing over 7,000 councilors from across the country a day after it’s opening at the Suhrawardy Udyan.