Gouripur(Mymensingh): The National Mourning Day and the 42nd Martyrdom Anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was observed with befitting manner on Tuesday in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district.
Apart from the ruling Awami League (AL) Gouripur upazila unit and its front and associated bodies, different political, socio-cultural and educational organisations chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day with due respect and wide community participation
Later, wreaths were placed at portrait of Bangabandhu at the Mural of Bangabandhu at Bangabandhu Chattar in the town of Gouripur followed by observance of one-minute silence, wearing black badges and offering special munajat there. Freedom Fighter Alhajj Nazim Uddin Ahmed, MP; Mayor Syed Rafiqul Islam, UNO Margina Akter were present there. Besides various central and district political personalities and social leaders, including Dr. Shameul Alam Liton, Naznin Alam, Md Murshedujjaman Selim, Golam Mustafa Babul (VP Babul), Freedom Fighter Abul Kalam Azad, Upazila Vice President Rabeya Islam Dolly garlanded the portrait of Bangabandhu.
The upazila administration organised a discussion meeting and Doa Mahfil at Public Hall with UNO Margina Akter in the chair. Freedom Fighter Alhajj Nazim Uddin Ahmed, MP was present as chief guest. A large number of people including government and non- government officials, freedom fighters, political leaders and socio-cultural activists were present at the meeting
Discussion meetings on the life and works of Bangabandhu were also arranged at all schools, colleges, madrasas like Gouripur Govt. College, Gouripur Women College , Gouripur Govt. Technical School and College, Gouripur R.K.Govt. High School, Gouripur Pilot Girls High School, Nurul Amin Khan High School, Agradut Niketon , Govt.Textile Vocational Institute, Islamabad Senior Madrasha and primary schools . and special milad mahfils and prayers were offered at all religious institutions.
August 16, 2017