The nuclear scientist with international reputation was born on February 16, 1942 in a respectable Muslim family at village LaldigheeFatehpur in Pirganj upazila of the district.
He died on May 9, 2009.
He was laid to eternal rest with full state honour at their family graveyard in his paternal village LaldigheeFatehpur.
Due to the present situation caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, different organisations have postponed observance of the day through daylong programmes like in the past ten years to maintain physical distance.
“Placing wreaths at the grave of Dr Wazed in limited scale, offering Fateha and distribution of Iftar among orphans seeking divine blessings for his departed soul may be allowed,” said President of Dr MA Wazed Foundation and Vice-president of district Awami League (AL) AKM Chhayadat Hossain Bakul.
The Pirganj upazila AL, Dr MA Wazed Foundation, family of Dr Wazed and other organisations will observe the death anniversary in a limited scale.
Dr WazedSmritiSangsad (DWSS) will arrange a miladmahfil maintaining physical distance at Keramotia Jam-e-Mosque in Rangpur city seeking divine blessings and eternal peace of the departed soul today afternoon.