Gouripur(Mymensingh): The Victory Day was celebrated in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district amid huge enthusiasm and festivity on December 16, 2018.
The beginning of the Victory Day started (at 5: 57 AM) in the early morning with a 31-gun salute. Farjana Karim, UNO of Gouripur Upazila; 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 Sangbadik Oikkay Forum, 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, scouts, girls guide, school, college and madrasa students and members of different clubs, and cultural organizations.
Farhana Karim, UNO hoisted national flag at the ceremony and took salute of the march-past as the chief guest.
Later, special prayers were offered for the salvation of the martyrs of the Liberation War and for the peace, progress and prosperity of the nation.
The ruling Bangladesh Awami League of Gouripur upazila unit chalked out an elaborate programme to observe the Victory Day. Besides, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Jatiya Party, National Awami Party (NAP) and other political parties and their associate bodies of this upazila drew up various programmes to mark the Victory Day.
Besides, The celebration of Victory Day continued till 11pm, different clubs, organizations organized cultural programmes to mark the Victory Day.
December 17, 2018