Gouripur (Mymensingh): The historic March 7 was observed on Saturday in a befitting manner in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district.
On this day in 1971, Bangabandhu, the undisputed leader of Bangalis, had delivered his epoch-making speech of independence before a mammoth rally at the then Racecourse Maidan, now Suhrawardy Udyan, in Dhaka.
In 2017, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) recognised the historic March 7 Speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a world documentary heritage.
Freedom Fighter Nazim Uddin Ahmed MP on Saturday paid rich tributes to the great leader and greatest Bengali of all time by placing wreaths at his portrait at Bangabandhu Chattar in the town of Gouripur marking the historic 7th March.
During the time, Freedom Fighter Nazim Uddin Ahmed MP observed silence for some time showing respect to the architect of Independence Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
He also called upon the party's people to observe the historic March 7 with the cooperation of pro-liberation forces.
Besides, 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