Today is the 67th birthday of Sheikh Rehana, the youngest daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. She was born on this day in 1955 (September 13) in Tungipara, Gopalganj.
Sheikh Rehana is currently staying in London. Awami League leaders will wish her a happy birthday by telephone, party sources said. Besides, many people are wishing Sheikh Rehana a happy birthday through social media.
On 15th August of 1975, just before sunrise, some misguided members of the army killed Bangabandhu and his family at their Dhanmondi residence.
The assassins not only killed Bangabandhu, but also killed Bangabandhu’s wife Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatun Nesha Mujib, Bangabandhu’s children Sheikh Kamal, Sheikh Jamal and children Sheikh Russell and daughters-in-law Sultana Kamal and Rosi Jamal. Bangabandhu’s two daughters Sheikh Hasina and Sheikh Rehana survived as they were out of the country.
Sheikh Rehana was in Germany at that time with her elder sister Sheikh Hasina. Sheikh Hasina’s husband M Wazed Miah’s workplace was in Karlsruhe, Germany. From there the two sisters later moved to India.
Sheikh Rehana has three children. Among them are son Radwan Mujib Siddique, eldest daughter Tulip Siddique and youngest daughter Ajmina Siddique Rupanti. Husband Professor. Shafiq Ahmed Siddique.