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PM recounts her deprivation in student politics in ‘60s

Staff Correspondent : Recounting the days of her student politics four decades ago, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Tuesday lamented that despite hard work she was not offered any post in Chhatra League central committee by the then student leadership.

Narrating her sordid experience to immediate past Chhatra League leaders at Ganabhaban in the evening she said even after being elected as the vice-president of the Students’ Union of Government Intermediate Girl’s College in 1966 when the six-point movement was on its peak, she was not given any post nor inducted in the Chhatra League central committee as a simple member.

Hasina who had actively participated in students’ politics said the then governor of East Pakistan Monaem Khan took all efforts so that the daughter of Sheikh Mujib could not win the students’ union election. At that time she was the only elected VP of a college students’ union in Bangladesh.

As Hasina was recollecting her memory, the then students’ leaders and Dhaka University VP Tofail Ahmed, Suranjit Sengupta and other leaders were sitting beside her on the small podium.

Tofail was seen smiling when the prime minister was telling the story of her deprivation in student politics. ‘I did not get the reward despite hard work… I had to be satisfied with a simple member of Dhaka University unit of the Chhatra League,’ she said.

At this point, Suranjit was seemed amused and told the prime minister that if she would have been in Chhatra Union, she would have given a post.

Hasina said during those days Chhatra Union of Matia Chowdhruy and Rashed Khan Menon were their main rivals although she had good personal rapport with them.

The prime minister told the story when former Chhtra League leaders requested her to evaluate them in future politics.

Hasina expressed the hope that after listening to her own deprivation, the young leaders would forget their sorrows. The former Chhatra League leaders ended up in laughter.

Hasina graduated from Dhaka University in 1973. She was a member of the DU Chhatra League unit and secretary of the Chhatra League Rokeya Hall unit.

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