The Great Victory Day was observed in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district with much enthusiasm and fresh pledge to build more prosperous and developed country on December 16, 2017.
The beginning of the Victory Day started (at 6: 34 AM) in the early morning with a 31-gun salute. Freedom Fighter Nazim Uddin Ahmed MP, Ahammed Tayebur Rahman Hiron, Gouripur Upazila Chairman , Margina Akter ,UNO of Gouripur Upazila ; Syed Rafiqul Islam, Mayor of Gouripur Pourashava, councilors of Gouripur Pourashava and other officials of the upazila administration and the police department placed floral wreaths on the monument Bijoy-71 at Bangabandhu Chattar of the upazila town.
People from all walks of life and activists of political, cultural and professional organisations, institutions and. clubs, such as Gouripur Pourashava, Gouripur Thana, Gouripur Press Club, Gouripur Reporters Club, Gouripur Govt. College, Gouripur Women College, Govt. Technical School and College, Gouripur R.K.Govt. High school, Gouripur Pilot Girls High School, Nurul Amin Khan High School, Chader Hat Agradut Niketon, Govt.Textile Vocational Institute also placed floral wreaths at the monument Bijoy-71 and paid homage to the war heroes.
In the morning , colourful rallies were brought out by different organizations which paraded through the main roads of the town and joined Gouripur playground.
Upazila administration organized a colorful march-past at Gouripur Stadium with participation of police, ansar-VDP, BNCC, scouts, girls guide, school, college and madrasa students and members of different clubs, and cultural organizations.
Freedom Fighter Alhaj Nazim Uddin Ahmed, Lawmaker of Mymensingh-3 (Gouripur) accompanied by , Margina Akter, UNO hoisted national flag at the ceremony and took salute of the march-past as the chief guest.
Friendly football match, sports competitions and cultural functions were also organized on the occasion. Special prayers were offered at mosques, temples, churches, pagodas and other places of worship. Improved diets were served at hospitals, orphanages and vagabond centers in the upazila on the occasion.Besides, The celebration of Victory Day continued till 11pm, different clubs, organizations organized cultural programmes to mark the Victory Day.
December 17, 2017