DHAKA, The National Mourning Day was observed in
Consulate General of Bangladesh in New York paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 44th
The Mourning Day's programmes included hoisting national flag at half
mast, doa mahfil, reading out of messages, discussion, and screening of a
documentary on life and work of Bangabandhu, said an official hand out here today.
Besides, a oneminute silence was observed in memory of the martyrs of
August 15, 1975.
Bangladesh Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the United Nations
Masud Bin Momen, family members of martyred freedom fighters and President of
the USA unit of Awami League Dr Siddiqur Rahman addressed the function.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)