April 22, 2021, 1:57 pm
Khulna Correspondent: Chief Executive Officer (Deputy Secretary) of Khulna Zila Parisad Md. Asaduzzaman visited the shrine of Khulna Martyr Subedar Major Zainul Abedin.
Khulna Zila Parisad Secretary Bishnupad Pal, Sheikh Md. Shamsuddoha Bangali, son of Shaheed Subedar Major Zainul Abedin, Md. Rafiqul Islam, Headmaster of Khulna Palli Mangal Secondary School were also present at the time.
It may be mentioned that Martyr Subedar Major Zainul Abedin was born in 1928 AD in Aryabarni village of Chitalmari upazila of Bagerhat district. He led a battle in front of the army camp at the then radio station (now Khulna University, Khulna) at Gallamari in Khulna on 4 April 1971 during the Great War of Liberation, destroying a military jeep and two military trunks.
At that time he and his comrades also killed 78 Khan soldiers. Martyr Subedar Major Zainul Abedin was martyred by the Khan army at one stage. His shrine was visited by Khulna Zila Parisad yesterday.