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
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
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
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.