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
Other private television channels including Bangladesh Beter and Bangladesh
Television will broadcast special programmes highlighting the significance of
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)