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25th death anniv of Jahanara Imam today

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BSS, Dhaka :
The 25th death anniversary of Shaheed Janani Jahanara Imam who spearheaded the movement for trial of the war criminals, will be observed in the country today. Jahanara Imam, the brave mother of martyred Shafi Imam Rumi, along with pro-liberation politicians, prominent cultural personalities and intellectuals floated the Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul
Committee (the committee for annihilation of the killers and collaborators of 1971) on January 19 in 1992. The Nirmul Committee held symbolic trial of Golam Azam in a Gano Adalat (mass court) at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan on March 26 in 1992 awarding the Jamaat supremo with capital punishment. After leading the movement for two and a half years, eminent writer and social worker Jahanara Imam breathed her last due to cancer on June 26 in 1994. Different socio-cultural organizations will observe the day through various programmes. Jahanara Imam was born in Murshidabad of West Bengal in India on May 3 in 1929. Her book 'Ekattorer Dinlipi' is recognized as a documentation of the Liberation War.

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