Different political and socio cultural organisations in Chittagong city yesterday observed the 85th death anniversary of the anti-British revolution hero Masterda Surya Sen, who was hanged to death.
Marking the occasion, Socialist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist) placed floral wreaths on the bust of Masterda in the JM Sen Hall premises in the city.
At a brief rally, the party leaders said Masterda Surya sacrificed his life to free the country from the colonial oppressors. Such sacrifices are still inspiring the people to fight against injustice and repression, he added.
Manash Nandi, central executive member of the party, spoke among others.