The 17th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman,
former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League and wife of late President
M Zillur Rahman, is being observed today in the country in a befitting
To mark the day, different political and socio-cultural organisations,
including Bangladesh Awami League (AL), its associate bodies and other
likeminded organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes.
The programmes include placing wreaths and offering fateha at her grave at
Banani graveyard in the capital, arranging milad mahfil and special prayers
and holding discussions in the capital and elsewhere across the country.
Central leaders of Awami League and advisory council and its associate
bodies will pay rich tributes to Ivy Rahman by placing wreaths at her grave
following health guidelines due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
They will also offer fateha and doa seeking eternal peace of her departed
Ivy Rahman, also former president of Bangladesh Mahila Samity, received
grievous injuries during a grisly grenade attack on an AL rally at
Bangabandhu Avenue in the city on August 21 in 2004 and succumbed to her
injuries on August 24.