Government develops programs to observe National Day of Mourning

The government has made elaborate programs on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the martyrdom of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the nationwide national day of mourning on August 15.

As part of these programs, the national flag will be flown at half mast in all governmental, semi-governmental, self-governing institutions, educational institutions and private buildings including Bangladesh missions abroad, it said on Sunday. a document.

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay tribute to the architect of independence by laying wreaths on Bangabandhu’s portrait at 6:30 am in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi Road No 32 in the capital.

A guard of honor will be presented by the armed forces and prayers will be offered there.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lay wreaths and flower petals in the Banani Cemetery at the graves of the Father of the Nation’s family members and other martyrs who were brutally killed on the fateful night of August 15, 1975.

She will also offer Fateha and munajat, seeking eternal peace from the deceased souls of martyrs.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lay a wreath at the Bangabandhu mazar at Tungipara in Gopalganj. Fateha and munajat will be offered at Bangabandu Mausoleum Complex. Zuhr prayers will be held in mosques across the country after Eid al-Fitr celebrations. Special prayer programs will also be held in temples, churches and pagodas.

A special supplement will be published in national dailies and periodicals highlighting the importance of the day. The Department of Films and Publications (DFP) released posters for nationwide distribution. Posters in English have already been sent to Bangladeshi diplomatic missions abroad.

On the National Day of Mourning, the Department of Mass Communication will screen documentary films on the life and works of Bangabandhu across the country. The Press Information Department (PID) will organize a week-long photo exhibition at the Bangladesh Secretariat. The regional information offices under the PID will also organize photo exhibitions at the departmental level. Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh Television will organize specials on this occasion.

All municipal corporations, municipalities and union parishads in Bangladesh will develop and implement their own day of mourning programs. In line with national programs, discussion meetings, doa mahfil and other programs will also be organized at district and upazila level.

The programs of Dhanmondi, Banani and Tungipara will be broadcast live on Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh Television. Other private TV stations, FM radio and community radio will also broadcast the programs live with the help of Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh Television.