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March 7 crucially significant for the Bengali nation: Taposh

Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreath at the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 this morning.

“The Historic March 7 is important and momentous for the Bengali nation. On this day in 1971, the undisputed leader of the Bengali nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman turned an unarmed nation to an armed one for waging for independence, with his historical speech,” he said this while paying homage to Bangabandhu, said a press release.

“As a result of Bangabandhu’s earth shattering epic , delivered on March 7, we achieved our desired independence through the great war of liberation,” he added.

“The nation is celebrating golden jubilee of the historic speech as well as country’s independence together… I pay my respects to Bangabandhu, all freedom fighters and national leaders who made their supreme sacrifice or our freedom through liberation struggle,” Taposh said,

In reply to a query of a reporter about BNP’s celebration of the historic 7 March Taposh said, “Despite delay, they have come to realize that the historic days are inextricably linked with the nation and its freedom.”

“They (BNP) tried for a long to erase the history of the liberation war but could not succeed and again they have come to understand even if it is late’ the mayor said

Speaking about BNP’s movement Taposh said it is nothing but their ploy to keep the leaders and activists motivated and active, the release said .

Earlier, Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh as Member Secretary of Bangabandhu Awami Bar Council paid homage to Bangabandhu by placing wreaths at his portrait at Dhanmondi-32 under the banner of ‘Bangabandhu Awami Bar Council’ and later at the portrait of the Father of the Nation at Nagar Bhaban.

Among others, DSCC Chief Executive Officer ABM Amin Ullah Nuri, Chief Waste Management Officer Air Commodore Mohammad Badrul Amin, Dhaka Metropolitan South Awami League Joint General Secretary Kazi Morshed Hossain Kamal, Secretary Akramuzzaman, Transport General Manager Bipul Chandra Biswas, Chief Estate Officer Russell Sabrin, Chief Revenue Officer Ariful Haque, Additional Chief Engineer Md. Zafar Ahmed among others were present.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)