DHAKA, Sector Commanders ForumMuktijuddha' 71 has taken an elaborate programme marking the 47th Victory Day, the most precious day when the country was liberated from the Pakistani occupation forces after a ninemonthlong bloodstained War of Liberation.
Veteran freedom fighter and Sector Commander Major General (Retd) KM Shafiullha Bir Uttam will inaugurate the programme at Swadhinata Chattar near the 'Shikha Chirantan' at Suhrawardy Udyan at 3pm on December 16.
Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokan and Sector Commander Lieutenant Cornel (Retd) Abu Osman Gani Chowdhury, among others, will be present in the function.
Different private television channels will telecast the programme live, said a press release here today.
Earlier, the forum leaders will pay deep respect to the martyrs at the national mausoleum in Savar.
Fortyseven years back on December 16 in 1971, Bangladesh was born as an independent country under the leadership of the Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and for the supreme sacrifice of three million people and the honour of nearly half a million women.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)