Victory Day celebrated amid enthusiasm in Rajshahi

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

Collectorate Building.

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)