Bangabandhu’s birth centenary celebrated in Rangpur

RANGPUR, The birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day-2020 was

celebrated here today 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.

Member of the Parliament (Rangpur-3 constituency) Rahgir Almahi Saad

Ershad, Divisional Commissioner KM Tarikul Islam, Deputy Inspector General of

police, Rangpur Range Devdas Bhattacharya, Rangpur Metropolitan Police

Commissioner Abdul Alim Mahmud, Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa,

Deputy Commissioner Md. Asib Ahsan, Superintendent of police Biplob Kumar

Sarkar, District Council Chairman Advocate Chhafia Khanom, freedom fighters,

heads of different departments and institutions placed wreaths at the mural

of Bangabandhu at 8:30 am followed by a guard of honour by a smart contingent

of police .

President of district Awami League (AL) Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed, its General

Secretary Advocate Rezaul Karim Razu, President of city AL Shafiur Rahman

Shafi and its General Secretary Tushar Kanti Mandal, President of district

Mohila AL Mortuza Begum and its General Secretary Advocate Zakia Sultana

Choite, President of district Chhatra League Mehede Hasan Rony and its

General Secretary Rakibul Hasan Kanon and other leaders of AL and its

associate bodies placed wreaths there .

The district administration screened a documentary film on “Father of the

Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangladesh’ at Circuit House.

After the Johr prayers, Doa, milad mehfils and special prayers were also

offered at mosques, temples, churches and other places of worships seeking

eternal peace for departed soul of Bangabandhu and continuous peace and

prosperity of the nation.

Improved diets and sweets were served to inmates of different hospitals,

orphanages, Government Shishu Paribars, Rangpur Central Jail, vagabond and

children centres.

The District Information Office played the historic March 7th speech of

Bangabandhu and screened documentaries on Bangabandhu.

The educational institutions planted 100 tree saplings on their respective

campuses as per the revised programmes.

The district and city units of AL and its associate bodies began

celebrations of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu with lighting candles at

one-minute past midnight at district AL office and in front of the mural of

Bangabandhu in the city.

Later, the leaders of AL and its associate bodies hoisted the national and

party flags at 6:30 am at the offices of the district and city AL followed by

placing of wreaths at the portrait and mural of Bangabandhu at Bangabandhu

Square.

AL and its associate bodies arranged doa mahfils and offered prayers at

mosques, temples, churches and pagodas, played the 7th March historic speech

of Bangabandhu and artists of Joy Bangla Sangskritik Jyote rendered patriotic

songs.

Besides, leaders of the district and city units of AL and its associate

bodies served improved diets to inmates of Uttam Baroghoria Orphanage and Abu

Huraira Orphanage in the city.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)