RAJSHAHI, The great Victory Day2018 was celebrated in the divisional city and the district yesterday with a renewed vow for building a happy, prosperous and noncommunal Bangladesh with spirit of the Great War of Liberation.
Divisional and district administrations, Rajshahi City Corporation,
scores of political, sociocultural, voluntary, professional bodies and trade
organisations placed wreaths at different Shaheed minars including Bhuban
Mohan Park, Rajshahi College, Talaimari, Rajshahi University, Police Line and
City and district units of Bangladesh Awami League celebrated the day
through various programmes like victory rally, placing of wreaths, discussion
meeting and other cultural functions.
The programmes of the day heralded with 31 gun salute at dawn on the
local Police Line Parade Ground.
Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation AHM Khairuzzaman Liton placed wreaths
at Bhuban Mohan Park first followed by scores other including leaders of
different political parties.
In the early morning, streams of people irrespective of age and sex
thronged the city streets leading to the Shaheed Minars.
The programmes also included hoisting of the national flag atop all
public and private buildings, illumination and decoration of road islands,
roadsides, educational institutions and buildings with national flag and
coloured miniature posters and banners.
District administration organized colorful march past at district
stadium with participation of valiant freedom fighters, police, AnsarVDP,
fire service, BNCC, boys scout, girl guides, school, college and madrasa
students and members of different orphanages, safe home and cultural
Divisional Commissioner NurUrRahman, DIG of Police of Rajshahi Range
Khurshid Hussain, RMP Commissioner AKM Hafiz Akter, Deputy Commissioner SM
Abdul Kader and Superintendent of Police hoisted the national flag and took
salutes of the march past.
Documentary films on life and contributions of Bangabandhu, War of
Liberation and successes of the present government Bangladesh Uttroner
Mohajatra' were screened at different places.
Improved diets were served to inmates of hospitals, jails, shishu
paribars, vagabond centres, orphanages and shelter homes.
Various educational institutions including Rajshahi University, Rajshahi
University of Engineering and Technology, Rajshahi Medical University,
Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank, Barind Multipurpose
Development Authority, Bangladesh Silk Development Board and Rajshahi
Education Board celebrated the Victory Day through separate programmes.
Marking the celebration, recreational and amusement parks and other
visiting places remained open for the visitors throughout the day.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)