National Mourning Day observed in Natore
NATORE, Aug 15, 2022 (BSS) - The National Mourning Day and 47th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was observed in the district today with due respect.
An elaborate programme was held on the National Mourning Day. The programme includes hoisting of national flag at half-mast, wearing black badges, placing wreaths, discussion, recitation from holy Quran, special Doa mahfil, blood donation and cheques distributes among the the youth entrepreneurs.
Marking the day, floral wreaths were placed on the portrait of Bangabandhu with deep respect on the premises of the district collectorate building around 9.30am.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shamim Ahmed, Superintendent of Police Liton Kumar Saha and government department officials and public representatives placed floral wreaths on the portrait of Bangabandhu with deep respect on the premises of the district collectorate building around 9.30am.
Later, a discussion was held on the life of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Member of Parliament Ratna Ahmed addressed the function as the chief guest, held at Anima Chowdhury auditorium in the district with Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shamim Ahmed in the chair.
Superintendent of Police Liton Kumar Saha, Zilla Parishad Chairman Advocate Sajedur Rahman Khan, Natore Municipal Mayor Uma Chowdhury Jolly, among others, spoke at the function.
Awami League and its allied organizations, leaders of other political parties, social organizations and officials of various public and private institutions, among others, were present.
Meanwhile, State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak addressed a function as chief guest organized by organised by Singhra upazila administration held at Singhra Upazila Auditorium.
District Awami League President Professor Abdul Quddus addressed at Baraigram Upazila Parishad Auditorium and Member of Parliament Md. Shahidul Islam Bakul addressed at Lalpur Upazila Auditorium as the chief guests respectively.
The party leaders and workers laid wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu at the residence of lawmaker Md. Shafiqul Islam Shimul.
Marking the day, District Awami League and its front organisations observed the day through different programmes .