DU observes National Mourning Day with due solemnity
DHAKA, Aug 15, 2022 (BSS) - The authorities of Dhaka University (DU) today
observed the National Mourning Day and the 47th martyrdom anniversary of
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with due solemnity.
The national flag, university and hall flags were hoisted at half-mast atop
all main buildings including halls of the university, said a DU press release
DU teachers, officers and employees led by the VC paid tributes to
Bangabandhu this morning by placing wreaths at his portrait at Bangabandhu
Memorial Museum here at Dhanmondi-32.
Later, a discussion on the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur
Rahman was held at the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) auditorium at 10 am with
DU VC in the chair.
While addressing the discussion Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman has urged everyone to
work together to build a non-communal and prosperous Bangladesh being imbued
with the values and dreams as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Akhtaruzzaman called upon all to be united under the leadership of Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina for the successful implementation of Bangabandhu's
dream and completion of his unfinished works.
DU Pro-VC (Administration) Dr Mohammad Samad and DU Pro-VC (Academic) Dr ASM
Maksud Kamal, DU Treasurer Momtaj Uddin Ahmed, DU Teachers Association's
General Secretary Nizamul Hoque Bhuiyan, among others, also addressed the
Besides, DU Journalists Association (DUJA) organised a photo exhibition
featuring 120 rare photographs of Bangabandhu which was inaugurated by VC Dr
Akhtaruzzaman in the morning.
DUJA President Mamun Tusher, General Secretary Sirajul Islam Rubel and
members of the body were present on the occasion.
The Faculty of Fine Art arranged an art competition at 10 am at TSC cafeteria
on the day. Special prayers were also offered at all mosques after Zohr
prayers and 'Upasanalaya' on the campus.