UGC Chairman places wreath at graveyard of Bir Shresto Munshi Abdur Rouf

UGC Chairman places wreath at graveyard of Bir Shresto Munshi Abdur Rouf

Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, today (06.11.2017) paid tribute to the memory of Bir Shresto Munshi Abdur Rouf by placing floral wreath at his graveyard at Burighat in Rangamati. Professor Dr. Pradanendu Bikash Chakma, Vice-Chancellor, Rangamati Science and Technology University accompanied the UGC Chairman. Munshi Abdur Rouf was a Lance Nayek in the East Pakistan Rifles during the Bangladesh Liberation War. He enlisted in the East Pakistan Rifles on 8 May 1963, and was attached with a regular infantry unit during the War of Liberation. Rouf died on 20 April 1971 at Burighat in Chittagong Hill Tracts after causing extensive damage to the Pakistani Army with his machine gun and forcing them to retreat.