Bangabandhu's birth anniversary is celebrated

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

The 104th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and the National Children's Day were celebrated across Bangladesh with great fervor and enthusiasm. Various political, social, and cultural organizations, along with government bodies, organized a multitude of programs to honor the legacy of Bangabandhu and celebrate the nation's children.

Birth Anniversary Celebrations

The celebrations commenced with the hoisting of national and party flags at party offices, including the central office at Bangabandhu Avenue. President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina led the nation in paying rich tributes to Bangabandhu by placing wreaths at his mausoleum in Tungipara, Gopalganj. A solemn moment of silence was observed to honor the memory of the Father of the Nation. Military contingents from the Bangladesh Army, Navy, and Air Forces paid homage, adding a sense of grandeur to the occasion.

Prime Minister's Tribute

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also laid a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi Road-32 in Dhaka. She stood in solemn silence, reflecting the profound respect for her father's contributions to the nation. Special prayers were offered, seeking eternal peace for the departed souls of Bangabandhu and other martyrs.

Community Involvement

Various political, social, and cultural organizations, including the Awami League, Bangabandhu Parishad, and different professional bodies, participated in the wreath-laying ceremony and offered their tributes to Bangabandhu. Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan also paid homage to Bangabandhu, emphasizing the collective respect for his pivotal role in Bangladesh's history.

Religious Observances

The Islamic Foundation organized programs at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, featuring discussions, recitations from the Holy Quran, and special prayers. Similar observances were held in mosques nationwide, along with prayers in temples, churches, and pagodas, demonstrating the inclusivity of the celebrations.

Media Coverage

Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television, and private TV channels aired special programs, while national dailies published supplements highlighting the significance of Bangabandhu's life and contributions. The dissemination of information through various media channels ensured that the celebrations reached every corner of the nation.

International Representation

Bangladesh missions abroad also joined in the celebrations, organizing diverse programs to commemorate Bangabandhu's birth anniversary and National Children's Day. These efforts reinforced the global acknowledgment of Bangabandhu's enduring legacy.

The celebration of Bangabandhu's birth anniversary and National Children's Day showcased the profound reverence and gratitude of the Bangladeshi people towards their visionary leader. Through various ceremonies and events, the nation reaffirmed its commitment to upholding Bangabandhu's ideals of democracy, equality, and social justice, ensuring a brighter future for generations to come.


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