CHATTOGRAM, March 17, 2023 (BSS) – The 103rd birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day-2023 was celebrated here today in a befitting manner.
Chattogram District Administration along with Chattogram City Corporation (CCC), different government and semi-government institutions, different political parties and socio-cultural organisations arranged colourful programmes to mark the day.
The programmes included children's rallies, the placing of wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu, cultural functions, discussions, essay and drawing competitions and poetry recitation.
On the occasion, Chattogram District Administration organised day-long programmes at District Shilpakola Academy and Shisu Academy.
Deputy Commissioner of Chattogram Abul Basar Mohammad Fakuruzzaman and leaders of different cultural organisations placed wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Shilpakola Academy.
Later, a rally was bought out from District Shilpakola Academy that ended at the same venue after parading different streets. A large number of people, including schoolboys and girls joined it.
A discussion on the life and works of Bangabandhu and the children gathering was held at Shilpakala Academy this afternoon.
Deputy Commissioner of Chattogram Abul Basar Mohammad Fakuruzzaman presided over the function while Divisional Commissioner Dr Md Aminur Rahman addressed the function as the chief guest.
DIG Anwar Hossain, CMP Commissioner Krisnopada Roy, Superintendent of district police SM S M Sofiullah, Muktijuddah Commander Mozaffar Ahmed, among others, addressed the function.
City Mayor AJM Reazaul Karim Chowdhury placed a wreath at the portrait of Father of the Nation in front of CCC this morning.
District Shishu Academy organised drawing competitions, poetry recitations and cultural functions for children throughout the day.
Chattogram City Corporation organised various colourful programmes, including placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu, discussion meetings, a free health camp and a cultural function to celebrate the 103rd birth anniversary of Bangabandhu at Shaheed Shahjahan ground in the city’s Umbagan area.
Chattogram city unit of Awami League (AL) organized a children and adolescent rally at the city’s Sheristala of CRB.
A large number of children from different parts of the city wearing colourful dresses joined the rally at the city’s Sheristala of CRB.
Chattogram city AL paid tributes to the architect of the nation by placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the city’s Darul Fazal Market party office.
Chattogram north and south district units of AL also arranged separate children rallies, Khatma Quran and discussion meetings on the occasion.
Apart from it, separate discussion meetings were also held at all the educational institutions in the city and district under the auspices of respective authorities.
Marking the day, Bangladesh Chhatra League units in all educational institutions in the city, including Chattogram University, Chattogram Medical College, Chattogram University of Engineering Technology (CUET), University of Science and Technology in Chattogram and Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University also held discussion meetings on the life and works of Bangabandhu.
Chattogram Press Club and Chattogram Union of Journalists also celebrated the day through various programmes.
SOURCE: BANGLADESH SANGBAD SANGSTHA