CHITTAGONG, March 15, 2017 (BSS)- Brisk preparations are afoot to observe the 98th birth day of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children's Day in the city as elsewhere in the district.
Chittagong District Administration, different political parties and socio-cultural organizations have chalked out various programmes to mark the day.
The programmes include children rally, placing of wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu, cultural function, discussion meeting, drawing competition and poetry recitation.
On the occasion, Chittagong District Administration will organise day-long programmes at local circuit house, District Shilpakola Academy and Shisu Academy.
Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Shamsul Arefin and leaders of different cultural organisations will place wreaths at portrait of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Shilpakola Academy.
A children and adolescent rally is scheduled to be brought out from circuit house premises.
Chittagong city unit of Awami League (AL) will also organize a children and adolescent rally in front of Darul Fazal Market Awami League office in the morning.
Chittagong city AL will pay tributes to the architect of the nation by placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at city's Darul Fazal Market party office.
Chittagong north and south district units of AL will also arrange separate children rallies and discussion meetings on the occasion.
Apart from it, separate discussion meetings will also be held at all educational institutions in the city and district under the auspices of respective authorities.
District Shishu Academy will organize drawing competition, poetry recitation and cultural functions for children throughout the day.
Bangladesh Chhatra League units in all educational institutions in the city including Chittagong University, Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong University of Engineering Technology (CUET), University of Science and Technology in Chittagong and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University will also hold discussion meetings on the life and works of Bangabandhu to mark the day.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)