FARIDPUR, March 17, 2017 (BSS) - The 98th birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children's Day-2017 are being observed here today in a befitting manner as elsewhere across the country.
The district administration, Zila Parishad, Police administration, Awami League (AL) and its associate bodies, Muktijoddha Sangshad, Faridpur Press Club, Shishu Academy, Shilpakala Academy, Educational Institutions and other organizations celebrated the day in different programmes in a befitting manner.
The programmes included placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu, children's gatherings and rallies, processions of unprivileged children, drawing, hand-writing, essay and ready speech competitions, screening of documentary films on Bangabandhu, discussions and blood donation and cultural functions.
The observance began through the placing wreaths at the Mural of Bangabandhu at historical Ambika Memorial Hall premises in the town in this morning around 8.30am.
Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Umme Salma Tanzia, Zila Parishad Chairman Lokman Hossain Mridha, Superintendent of Police (SP) Suvash Chandra Saha, Zila Awami League President advocate Subol Saha, District Muktijoddha Commander Abul Fayez Shahnewaz, Govt. Rajendra College Principal Mossharaf Ali, Faridpur Press Club president Imtiaz Hasan Rubel, Town Awami League President Nazmul Islam Khondoker Levi and Secchasebok League convener Sawkot Ali Zahid placed floral wreaths at portrait of Bangabandhu.
Government officials, heads of educational institutions, NGOs
executives, and different socio cultural organization placed floral wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu.
In the evening a discussion meeting on the life and works of Bangabandhu and a cultural function will be held at Kavi Jasimuddin Hall in the town.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)