Politics

Govt draws elaborate programmes marking Martyred Intellectuals Day

DHAKA, The government has taken elaborate programmes to observe the Martyred Intellectuals Day on December 14.

Marking the day, President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina will

place floral wreaths at 7.05am and 7.06am respectively at the Martyred

Intellectuals' Mausoleum at Mirpur, said an official release here today.

Besides, President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina will

issue separate messages on the eve of the day.

Bangladesh Television and private television channels will air

live programmes from the spot.

Members of the martyrs families and valiant freedom fighters of the country

led by Liberation Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haq will place floral wreaths

at the memorial at 7.22am and Rayerbazar Killing Ground in the capital at

8.30 am.

Other private television channels including Bangladesh Beter and Bangladesh

Television will broadcast special programmes highlighting the significance of

the day.

To observe the day, discussion programmes will be held at all district and

upazila level across the country.

The Liberation Affairs Ministry has requested all not to use loudspeakers

at the concerned areas to protect the sanctity of the day.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)