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  04 Jul 2022, 20:20

PM in selfie with Joy, Putul on Padma Bridge 

 
DHAKA, July 4, 2022 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today spent some 
time on the Padma Bridge along with her son Sajeeb Wazed Joy and daughter 
Saima Wazed Putul on her way to Gopalganj to visit her ancestral home in 
Tungipara.
 
They also took photographs on the Padma Bridge before going to their 
ancestral home crossing the bridge for the first time this morning since its 
inauguration to traffic on June 25 last. 
 
Joy, also the premier's ICT affairs adviser, posted a photograph (selfie) 
from his verified facebook account while numerous facebook users also shared 
it from their accounts. 

In the selfie, Sheikh Hasina, her son Joy and daughter Putul are seen in 
joyful faces cheering their journey through the bridge which has made the 
dreams come true for millions. 
 
They also took rest for a while in Janjira point's service area. 
 
Sheikh Hasina, who first gave toll of the country's longest structure Padma 
Bride during its opening on June 25 last, also gave toll of the bridge today 
from and off to Dhaka.
 
After reaching Tungipara, the Premier offered prayers at the Father of the 
Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's mausoleum seeking eternal peace of 
the departed souls of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman 
and other martyrs of the August 15, 1975 massacre.

The Prime Minister earlier paid rich tributes to Bangabandhu by placing a 
wreath at his mausoleum.
 
After laying the wreath, she stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark 
of profound respect to the memory of the architect of the independence, who 
was brutally killed by some disgruntled army men on the dreadful night of 
August 15, 1975 along with most of his family members.

Sheikh Hasina also exchanged views with leaders and activists of Tungipara 
and Kotalipra upazila Awami League, its front and associate bodies at 
Kotalipara Upazila AL office in Gopalganj district.

The Premier reached Dhaka at around 5:30 pm. 
 
 

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