26th death anniversary of Comrade Moni Singh today
The 26th death anniversary of Comrade Moni Singh, founder president of Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB), will be observed Saturday.
Comrade Singh was a member of the Advisory Council of the Provisional Government of Bangladesh during the Liberation War in 1971.
He was born in Kolkata on July 28, 1901, to Kali Kumar Singh and Sarala Devi. He shifted to Durgapur in Mymensingh (Present Netrokona) with his mother at the age of seven, after his father's death.
Moni Singh, an Independence Award recipient, died on December 31, 1990 at the age of 84.
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages paying respect to the memory of the late leader. —BSS