Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com
People from different walks of life in Manikganj remembered renowned filmmaker Tareque Masud and journalist Mishuk Munier with respect and love on their 11 death anniversary yesterday (August 13, 2022).
Wreaths were placed this morning at the memorial built in their memory at Joka area of Ghior upazila of Manikganj on the Dhaka-Aricha highway. A human chain and a tree plantation programme were also held marking the day.
Tareque Masud-Mishuk Munier Smriti Parishad, Manikganj Press Club, Dhaka-Manikganj-Paturia Rail Line Bastabayan Andolan Committee and other organisations jointly organised the programmes.
Speakers at the human chain demanded the construction of a sculptures of Tareque Masud and Mishuk Munierat the accident site and a rail line on the Dhaka-Manikganj-Paturia route. After the human chain, a discussion was held in their memory.
On August 13, 2011, nine people, including Tareque, his wife Catherine Masud, Mishuk Munier, were returning to Dhaka after visiting the shooting spot of the movie “Kagazer Phool” at Shaljana village in Shibaloy upazila of Manikganj. On the way, when the microbus carrying them reached Joka area, it collided with a bus of Chuadanga Deluxe Paribahan coming from the opposite direction.
Tareque, Mishuk, production assistant Wasim, Jamal and microbus driver Mustafizur Rahman killed while Catherine, Chittagong University teacher ShilpiDhali Al Mamun and his wife Delwara Begum Jolly were injured in the accident.