53rd Independent, National Day celebrated in Bagerhat
53rd Independence and National Day was celebrated in Bagerhat district town and its all the nine Upazilas in a befitting manner on Sunday. The day’s programmes was began by heralding 31 gun salutes early in the morning as a mark profound respect to the heroic struggle of this nation, which suffered a protracted subjugation under foreign rules from time to time till the achieving their coveted Independence n 1971.
The national flag was hoisted atop all the government, semi-government, autonomous bodies and private buildings of the district town. It was followed with placing of floral wreaths on Muktijoddha Shahid Minar, situated at Dashanir Mor. Floral wreath was ceremonially placed by Mohammad Azizur Rahman, DC, Bagerhat on the Shaid Minar on behalf of Bagerhat district administration while the floral wreath was placed by K M Ariful Haque, Police Super of Bagerhat on behalf of Bagerhat district police administration. Floral wreaths were also placed by Bagerhat district Awami League and its all the front organizations , BNP, Jatio Party, Bagerhat Bar Association, Bagerhat Press Club, different educational institutions and socio-cultural organizations.
A reception ceremony was arranged in the local Swadhinat Usyn in honour of the freedom fighters and the members of those freedom fighters who dedicated their livers in the War of Liberation. A meeting was also held there for the discussion on the significance of the day. In the evening government, semi-government and autonomous bodies were illuminated bodies were illuminated
The day's programme was also included supply of improved diets to prisoners in the jail, patients in the hospitals and the orphans in the orphanages, offering the special prayers in the mosques, temples and churches for the salvation of the departed souls of the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives in the Liberation War of 1971.