Dhaka, Sep 28 (BAN/ AD): Across Bangladesh PM Hasina birthday is being celebrated. She was born on Sep 28 1947 and is eldest child of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Her birth place is Tungipara in Gopalganj.
Awami League, and its affiliated organizations are celebrating her birthday through various programs on the life, and achievements of Sheikh Hasina.
She took active part in six-point movement of 1966, and the student movement of 1969 which saw the abdication of General Ayub Khan. During the Liberation War, Sheikh Hasina and her family were interned in a house in Dhaka.
She was offered political asylum in India after her father assassination in 1975 and returned to Bangladesh on May 17, 1981. She won from 3 constituencies in 1986 elections. In 1996, 21 years after her father was assassinated, Sheikh Hasina led Awami League, and helped the party return to power, and she became the prime minister for the first time.