Government Policy

Historic March 7 observed befittingly in Rangpur

The historic March 7 was observed here in a

befitting manner today paying rich tribute to Father of the Nation

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with a fresh pledge for building a

developed Sonar Bangla.

The divisional, district and police administrations, Rapid Action

battalion (RAB)-13, other government departments, Awami League (AL) and its

associate bodies chalked out elaborate programmes marking the day.

The observance began with hoisting of the national flag followed by

placing of wreaths at the portrait and mural of Father of the Nation

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and playing of the historic 7th March

speech of Bangabandhu.

Divisional Commissioner Abdul Wahhab Bhuiyan, Deputy Inspector General of

Rangpur Range Police Devdas Bhattacharya, Rangpur Metropolitan Police

Commissioner Abdul Alim Mahmud and Deputy Commissioner Md. Asib Ahsan and

Police Super Biplob Kumar Sarker first placed wreaths at Bangabandhu’s mural

at Bangabandhu Square in the city.

Later, Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa with high officials and

City Councilors of Rangpur City Corporation placed wreaths there.

After hoisting national and party flags and placing wreaths at the

portrait of Bangabandhu at their respective offices, leaders of district and

city units of AL and its associate bodies went to Bangabandhu Square and

placed wreaths at the mural of Bangabandhu there.

Patriotic songs were rendered and the epoch-making historic 7th March

speech delivered by Bangabandhu on this day at the Race Course Maidan in 1971

was played across the city throughout the day.

District unit of AL organised the main discussion at its office with its

President Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed in the chair while its General Secretary

Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju moderated the event.

Vice-president of district AL Advocate Elias Ali, it’s Joint Secretary

Professor Mazed Ali Babul, Office Secretary Amin Sarker and Publicity and

Publication Affairs’ Secretary Latifa Shawkat, President of district Mohila

AL Mortuza Mansur and its General Secretary Advocate Zakia Sultana Choite,

among others, addressed.

President of city AL Shafiur Rahman Shafi presided over another discussion

moderated by its General Secretary Tushar Kanti Mandal at city AL office

marking the historic 7th March.

The speakers highlighted the special significance of the historic 7th March

this year as the Bangalee nation is celebrating the centenary birth

anniversary of Bangabandhu throughout the year.

They termed the epoch-making 7th March speech of Bangabandhu as the clear

announcement of independence and all-time best speech that would continue to

inspire the nation from generations to generations.

Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju said the historic 7th March speech of

Bangabandhu instantly united the whole nation to participate in the War of

Liberation and snatched away independence from the occupation forces.

Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed said the historic 7th March speech of Bangabandhu

contains clear directions for the nation to launch the ultimate struggle for

national freedom.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)