15 Aug 2022, 16:53

47th National Mourning Day observed in Khulna

KHULNA, Aug 15, 2022 (BSS) –  Various government, semi-government, autonomous bodies, socio-cultural and voluntary organisations and educational institutions here today observed the National Mourning Day and 47th martydom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a befitting manner.
 Khulna City and District units of Bangladesh Awami League and its front-organisations and different other political parties also observed various programmes marking the day.
The day begn through hoisting of national flag at half mast in all government, semi-government, autonomous and private buildings.
Government and semi-government organisations placed wreaths at the monument of Bangabandhu on Khulna deputy commissioner office premises around 8.30am. Mourning rally has brought out in the city followed by  discussion meeting, doa mahfil at party office.
Freedom Fighters, government high officials and leaders of civil society, among others, also placed wreaths at the potrait of Bangabandhu.
Distribution of food among the destitute and screening of film on life and works of Bangabandhu and special milad mahfils and prayers at all religious institutions were also held.
Besides, competitions on painting, essay writing, hamd and recitation of poems, discussions focusing the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and national history were arranged in the educational institutions and other places.
Khulna District Administration organised a discussion meeting while Directorate of Youth Development distributed prize among the winners of essay, Art, Hamd and Poem recetation competition and cheque distributed among freedom fighters at DC’s conference room.
State Minister of Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian addressed as chief guest while Khulna City Mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleqe and Khulna Divisional Commissioner Md Zillur Rahman addressed as special guests. Deputy commissioner Md Moniruzzaman Talukder was in the chair.
Besides, Khulna district administration arranged the holy Quran recitation and distributed foodstuff and other ingredients to orphanages of different madrasas and orphanage institutions.
Khulna City Corporation (KCC), Khulna District Information Office, Press Information Department (PID), Islamic Foundation, Khulna WASA, OZOPADICO, Sundarban Gas Company Ltd, Khulna Betar, Khulna Civil Surgeon Office, Khulna University (KU), Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Khulna Press Club, Khulna Union of Journalists (KUJ), Swadhinata Sangbadik (Journalists) Forum, Mongla Port Authority (MPA), Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) of Khulna Range, Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP) and other organisations observed the same programme separately marking the day.The organisations also planted tree saplings marking the day.
The city and district units Awami League and its front organisations also observed  various programmes marking the day here and atvupazila headquarters in a befitting manner.
The programmes begun with hoisting of national flags and black flags all the party offices in the city and district,  wearing of black badges, placing wreaths at the potrait of Bangabandhu, distribution of food among the distressed people, milad mahfil and discussion meetings on life and works of Bangabandhu.
The upazila administrations also observed the day through similar programmes in the nine upazila in the district.
Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP) and Khulna District Police administrations took adequate measures to maintain law and order on the day.


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