15-day National Mourning Day programme taken in Ctg


CHATTOGRAM, Aug 1, 2018 (BSS)- Chattogram district administration has
chalked out a 15-day programme from August 1-15 to observe the National
Mourning Day and the 43rd martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The district administration held a preparatory meeting at its conference
room recently with deputy commissioner (DC) Mohammad Ilias Hossain in the

Police and RAB officials, freedom fighters, heads of government departments
and educational institutions, politicians and civil society members were
present in the meeting.

The 15-day programme include Qurankhwani, Milad Mahfil, discussion,
poetry recitation, essay and quiz competitions on life and works of
Bangabandhu, film exhibition, playing of the historic March 7 speech,
offering special munajats, bringing out a mourning procession, blood donation
and food distribution among the destitute people.

On August 15, the national flag will be hoisted at half-mast atop all
government, semi-government, autonomous, private buildings and educational
institutions, and wreaths will be placed at the portrait of Bangabandhu.

Chittagong city, north and south district units of Bangladesh Awami
League (AL) and its front organisations, socio-cultural and literary
organisations, educational institutions and professional bodies will also
take elaborate programmes to mark the day.