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Cabinet declares Jahanara Kanchan’s death day October 22 as the National Safe Road Day


5 June 2017, Nirapad News: The Cabinet today declared film actor Ilias Kanchan’s wife, Jahanara Kanchan’s death day October 22 as “The National Safe Road Day”.

The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at the cabinet room of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said today’s meeting approved a proposal to declare October 22 as “The National Safe Road Day” and inclusion of the day in the ‘Kha’ serial of the cabinet’s circular

Shafiul Alam said, the day would be officially observed from now in memory of Jahanara Kanchan, late wife of noted actor Ilias Kanchan, who died in a tragic road crash on October 22, 1993.

He said, the day so far been observed unofficially and actor Ilias Kanchan, who later promoted a countrywide road safety awareness campaign fashioned ‘Nirapad Sarak Chai’, has a contribution in making the decision of observing the day officially.

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