National Mourning Day observed at BOU
DHAKA, August 15, 2022 (BSS) - National Mourning Day was observed on
Bangladesh Open University (BOU) campus in Gazipur in a befitting manner,
commemorating the 47th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Marking the day, Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Syed Humayun Akhter along
with university teachers and officials paid rich tributes to Father of the
Nation by placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of
Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in the city's Dhanmondi 32 no road.
BOU Pro-VC (administration) Professor Dr Nasim Banu, Pro-VC (academic) Prof
Dr Mahbuba Nasreen and Treasurer Professor Mostafa Azad Kamal were present on
the occasion, among others, said a press release.
Earlier, the BOU VC hoisted the National Flag at half-mast and raised black
flag on the campus with the sunrises. He also paid homage to Bangabandhu by
placing wreaths at the memorial sculpture "Swadhinata Chiranton" on the
campus at that time.
Later, Bangabandhur Adorshe Bishwasi Shikkhak Forum and Bangabandhur Adorshe
Bishwasi Karmakarta Parishad also paid tributes to the Father of the Nation.
Besides, Quran Khwani and a milad mahfil was held at the university mosque
after Johr prayers while all regional and deputy regional centers of the
university also observed the day in a befitting manner.