Gouripur(Mymensingh): The 99th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ‘the chief architect of an independent and sovereign Bangladesh’ and the National Children's Day was observed in a befitting manner on Sunday 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, which is also the National Children Day, with due respect and in festive mood.
The Father of the Nation was assassinated along with most of his family members on the fateful night on August 15, 1975 when he was only 55 years old.
A children's rally was brought out at 9:00am from the Upazila Parishad that ended at the same place. Students of different institutions like Gouripur Pilot Girls High School, Gouripur R.K.Govt. High School, Nurul Amin Khan High School, Agradut Niketon Adarsha High School, Gouripur Govt. Technical School and College, Govt.Textile Vocational Institute, Islamabad Senior Madrasha joined the rally. This rally was attended by Freedom Fighter Nazim Uddin Ahmed MP, while UNO of this upazila Farhana Karim was present.
Afterwards, a discussion and prize-giving ceremony was held at Upazila public hall with Farhana Karim, UNO of Gouripur upazila in the chair while freedom fighter Nazim Uddin Ahmed MP was present as chief guest and other prominent persons were present and addressed the audience
Gouripur Govt. College arranged separate program in college auditorium where principal prof. Khondakar Abdul Wadut was present as chief guest. The students and teachers spoke there.
Besides, from morning to evening different associate organizations of the party, including Awami Jubo League, Mohila Awami League, Krishak League, Bangladesh Chhatra League, Sramik League and various other socio-cultural bodies also chalked out elaborate programmes marking the day
March 18, 2019