MANIKGANJ, March 25, 2023 (BSS)-The District Administration has observed the
‘Genocide Day’ today with various programes to pay the homage to the valiant sons of the soil who sacrificed their lives for the country in 1971.
On this occasion, a discussion was held at Zilla Shilpakala Academy under the auspices of Manikganj district administration. Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Abdul Latif was present at the function as chief guest.
Special munajat was offered at different mosques after Zuhr prayers and other places of worship seeking eternal peace of the martyrs who were killed on March 25, 1971.
A discussion and Dua-Mahfil was held at Manikganj Collectorate Jame Mosque under the joint auspices of Manikganj District Administration and local Islamic Foundation chaired by Md. Harej Sinha, Deputy Director of the Islamic Foundation.
Md. Momin uddin Khan, former Deputy Commander of Manikganj District Freedom Fighters Command Council was present at the function as chief guest, while former District Education Officer (DEO) Md. Abdul Monnaf Khan and National Polytechnic Institute Director Engineer Dr. Mohammad Faruque Hossain spoke at the function as the special guests.
A musical drama was also held at the Zilla Shilpakala Academy on this occasion.
Lighting the candles and one minute blackout all over the district were also included in the programmes of the day.
Besides, Manikganj District Awami League and District Jubo League observed the Genocide Day with their own programmes.