21 Feb 2024, 21:18

Int'l Mother Language Day observed at JU

SAVAR, Feb 21, 2024 (BSS) - The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) today observed the Amar Ekushey and International Mother Language Day in a befitting manner on the campus.
To mark the day, teachers, officers and employees of the university paid glowing tributes to the language martyrs, valiant sons of the soil who made supreme sacrifices to establish the rights of the mother tongue in 1952.
JU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Nurul Alam placed a wreath at the altar of the university's Central Shaheed Minar at one minute past twelve last night.
Pro VC (Administration) Prof Sheikh Md. Munjurul Haque, Pro VC (Academic) Prof Mohammed Mostafa Feeroz, Treasurer Prof Rasheda Akhter and deans of different faculties were present at the time.
Later, Jahangirnagar University Teachers' Association (JUTA), Bangabandhu Shikkak Parishad, Jahangirnagar University Journalists' Association (JUJA), Jahangirnagar University Press Club, Bangladesh Chhatra League JU unit, JU Employees Association, Employees Union, university halls, different socio-cultural organisations also placed wreaths separately at the altar of the Shaheed Minar.
Besides, teachers and officials of the university brought out a morning procession (Prabhat Feri) around 6.30 am that started from Officers Club and ended at the Central Shaheed Minar of the university.
Teachers, students and officials of Jahangirnagar University School and College along with various cultural organizations participated in the rally.
Meanwhile, the university authorities also organized different programmes on the campus to mark the day.
The national flag is hoisted at half-mast atop all administrative buildings and halls of the university to show respect to the language martyrs.

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