DHAKA, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the of the 48th Victory Day.
The premier paid the homage by placing a wreath at the portrait of the
Father of the Nation in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi
here this morning.
She stood in solemn silence there for some time as a mark of profound
respect to the memory of Bangabandhu, the architect of independence.
Flanked by senior leaders of the party, Sheikh Hasina, also the president
of Bangladesh Awami League, placed another wreath at the portrait of the
Father of the Nation as the party chief.
The nation is celebrating the 48th Victory Day today marking the most
precious day when the country was liberated from the Pakistani occupation
forces after a ninemonthlong War of Liberation.
Fortyseven years back on December 16 in 1971, Bangladesh was born as an
independent country under the leadership of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and for the supreme sacrifice of three million martyrs
and the honour of two lakh mothers and sisters.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)