DU observes National Mourning Day with due solemnity

DHAKA, The authorities of Dhaka University (DU) today observed the National Mourning Day and 44th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with due solemnity.

The national flag, university and hall flags were hoisted at halfmast

atop all main buildings including halls of the university, said a DU press

release here today.

Senate and syndicate members, deans, provosts, proctors, chairpersons of

departments, directors of institutes and office heads gathered at the DU

ViceChancellor's residence at 7 am and started journey towards the

Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi32 with a view to placing wreaths at

the portrait of the architect of Independence, the release added.

To mark the day, special prayers were held at all mosques after Zohr

prayers and 'Upasanalaya' on the campus.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)