RANGPUR, Aug 16, 2018 (BSS) – The National Mourning Day-2018 and 43rd
martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur
Rahman was observed at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) on Wednesday.
The observance began with hoisting of black flag and national flag at half
mast and wearing black badges followed by bringing out of a mourning
walkathon and placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu at the Shaheed
Minar on the campus.
A one-minute silence was observed in front of the portrait of Bangabandhu
after placing the wreaths.
Doa mahfil followed by special munajats were offered at Central Mosque
after Zohr prayers seeking divine blessings for the departed souls of
Bangabandhu and all other martyrs of black night of August 15 in 1975.
Deans of different faculties, heads of different departments, leaders of
Begum Rokeya University Teachers’ Association (BRUTA), teachers, students,
officials and employees took part in the programmes.
Later, Vice-chancellor Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah addressed the
main discussion on Bangabandhu held at the Central Cafeteria of the
Professor Dr Parimal Chandra Barman, Dean of the Faculty of Arts of BRUR
addressed as the special guest and also delivered keynote presentation of the
life and works of Bangabandhu in the discussion.
President of BRUTA, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Convener of the
National Mourning Day Observance Committee-2018 Professor Dr Gazi Mazharul
Anwar presided over the discussion.
Member-secretary of the National Mourning Day Observance Committee-2018 and
Head of the Department of Chemistry of the university HM Tarikul Islam
moderated the function.
Registrar of BRUR Muhammad Ibrahim Kabir, Head of the Department of
Geography and Environmental Science Atiur Rahman, Associate Professor of the
Department of Mathematics Kamolesh Chandra Roy, President of BRUR unit of
Chhatra League Abu Monnaf Al Kibria Tushar, its general Secretary Kamrul
Hasan Nobel, among others, addressed.
Professor Kalimullah called upon everyone to follow the ideal of
Bangabandhu, the best Bangalee of thousands years, and work together to build
a developed and prosperous ‘Sonar Bangla’ as dreamt by Father of the Nation
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.