Bangabandhu’s birth centenary celebrated across country

DHAKA, As part of the yearlong programme, the birth

centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and

National Children’s Day-2020 was celebrated today across the country amid

fanfare and gaiety coinciding with the national programmes.

In Rangpur, the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day-2020 was celebrated here in

a befitting manner amid huge enthusiasm and festivity.

The district administration, Awami League (AL), Rangpur City Corporation,

Rangpur Cantonment, educational institutions and other organisations

celebrated the birth centenary of Bangabandhu as per the revised programmes.

The 100th birth anniversary celebration began with 31 gun salutes after

the sunrise followed by hoisting of the national flag at all government,

semi- government and private buildings in the city.

In Rajshahi, the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day-2020 was celebrated here in a

befitting manner.

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC), Divisional and district administrations,

corporate bodies, educational institutions, Awami League (AL) its associate

organisations, Bangabandhu Shishu Kishor Mela, socio-cultural and children

organisations have celebrated the day through elaborate programmes.

The day’s programmes heralded with 31 gunshots at district police line at

dawn. Subsequently, national flags were hoisted atop all public and private

buildings.

Other programmes include placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu,

cutting birthday cake, tree plantation, unfolding of books on year-round

programmes of Mujib Borsho, screening of documentary films and illumination

of important government, non-government and autonomous buildings and

installations.

In Gaibandha, the celebration of Mujib Year officially termed as ‘Mujib

Borsho’, birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur

Rahman, is being celebrated in the district as elsewhere in the country today

with due respect.

Marking the celebration, Awami League and its associate bodies, district

administration and socio-cultural organizations chalked out various

programmes.

In the morning at 8.30 am, deputy commissioner Abdul Matin paid rich

tributes by placing floral wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh

Mujibur Rahman on DB Road, adjacent to Poura Park of the town on behalf of

the district administration.

Later, superintendent of police (SP) Towhidul Islam, general secretary of

district unit of Awami League Abu Bakar Siddique and mayor of Gaibandha

Municipality Adv Shah Masud Zahangir Kabir Milon placed floral wreaths at the

portrait of Bangabandhu on behalf of district police.

Afterward, a Mujib Corner was opened at the District Collectorate Building

here around 11 am. DC Abdul Matin formally inaugurated the corner through

unveiling a plaque and cutting a red tape as the chief guest.

In Netrokona, the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day-2020 was celebrated here with

due respect.

Netrakona district administration, district Awami League and it’s front

organizations, different socio-cultural organizations, professional groups

and educational institutions celebrated the day through various programmes.

State minister for Social Welfare Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru, MP, paid tributes

by placing a wreath at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the Mukta Mancha.

Later, Habiba Rahman Khan Shefali, MP, deputy commissioner of Netrakona

Main-UL-Islam, police super Netrakona Akber Ali Munshi, Mayor of Netrakona

municipality Nazrul Islam Khan, president of district unit of Awami League

Motiur Rahman Khan placed floral wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu.

District administration organized a discussion meeting marking the Mujib

Borsha at local public hall here.

In Bogura, Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha (TMSS) has taken an initiative to

provide training to 10,000 students on computer application course on the

occasion of the birth centenary celebration of Father of the Nation

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Additional deputy commissioner (education and ICT) of Bogura district

Masum Ali Begum formally inaugurated the two-month training at a function

here today.

TMSS Executive Director Prof Hosne-Ara Begum, Director of Information and

Communication Technology (ICT) of TMSS Nigar Sultana and senior officials,

among others, were present on the occasion.

The students, who appeared in Secondary School Certificate (SSC)

examination this year, will be given the IT training for free, Nigar Sultana

told BSS.

In Jamalpur, the celebration of Mujib Year, birth centenary of Father of

the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was observed in the district in

a befitting manner.

Marking the celebration, Awami League and its associate bodies, district

administration and socio-cultural organizations chalked out various

programmes.

In the morning, Awami League and its associate bodies, district

administration, police administration, educational institutions, Jamalpur

municipality and Jamalpur Press Club placed floral wreath at the portrait of

Bangabandhu.

A discussion meeting was also held in the conference room of Deputy

commissioner.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)