16 Mar 2023, 12:57
Update : 16 Mar 2023, 13:36

All set to celebrate Bangabandhu's birth anniversary in Rangpur

RANGPUR, March 16, 2023 (BSS) - All preparations have been completed to 
celebrate the 103rd birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu 
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children's Day-2023 here with daylong 
programs tomorrow.
The district administration with different government and non-governmental 
institutions and organisations, Awami League (AL), Rangpur City Corporation, 
have taken up colorful programs to celebrate the 103rd birth centenary of 
Official sources said tight security measures would be ensured in celebrating 
the birth anniversary of Bangabandhu in the city, upazila headquarters and 
across the district.

The national flag will be hoisted atop all government, semi-government and 
private buildings.
The celebration will begin with placing of wreaths at the mural of Father of 
the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Bangabandhu Square near the 
DC Mour at 9 am tomorrow.
The divisional and district level high-ranking government officials, Mayor of 
Rangpur and District Council Chairman will place wreaths at the mural of 
Bangabandhu followed by giving a guard of honour there by a smart contingent 
of police forces.

Later, heroic freedom fighters, leaders of different political parties 
including Awami League and its associate bodies, heads of different 
departments, organisations and institutions and common people will place 
wreaths there.

Special steps will be taken to enable children to place wreaths at the mural 
of Bangabandhu separately in a hassle-free manner.
One-hundred and three children will render the national anthem with hoisting 
of the national flag at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in the city. 
A colorful rally with participation of government officials, politicians, 
civil society members, sociocultural activists and people from all walks of 
life will be brought out from the Zila School premises to the Town Hall 
premises in the city at 9:45 am.
Similar rallies will be brought out on the streets in different upazila 
headquarters in the district.
Improved diets and sweets will be served to inmates of different hospitals, 
orphanages, Government Shishu Paribars, Rangpur Central Jail, vagabond 
centres and children centres at noon. 

After the Johr prayers or at convenient times, special munajats and prayers 
will be offered at District Model Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre and all 
other mosques, temples, churches and pagodas seeking eternal peace for the 
departed soul of Bangabandhu and continuous peace and prosperity of the 
The Divisional Information Office will screen short and documentary films on 
the life of Bangabandhu and Great War of Liberation and play the historic 
March 7 speech at cinema halls and other important places of the city.
Marking the day, the DC Mour, 'Muktijuddher Smritistambha 'Arjan' at Modern 
Mour and Shapla Square areas in the city will be illuminated and decorated 
with colorful banners and festoons.
Competitions on essay writing, drawing, poem recitation for children will be 
arranged at District Shishu Academy premises in the city.
The main discussion followed by distribution of prizes and cultural functions 
will be arranged at the Town Hall premises marking the 103rd birth 
anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the 
National Children's Day-2023.
Meanwhile, the district and city unit of AL and its associate bodies have 
chalked out colorful programs to celebrate the 103rd birth anniversary of 
Bangabandhu, the all-time best Bangalee' in a befitting manner.
The upazila administrations will celebrate the 103rd birth anniversary of 
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children 
Day-2023 in a befitting manner.

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