Victory Day observed in befitting manner in Gouripur
Mohammad Raihan Uddin Sarker2020-12-17 21:32:35
Gouripur (Mymensingh): The Victory Day was celebrated in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district amid enthusiasm and COVID-19 pandemic situation on December16, 2020.
The beginning of the Victory Day started with a 31-gun salute soon after the sun rises.
Upazila Chairman Mofazzal Hossain khan, Hasan Maruf, UNO of Gouripur Upazila; Borhan Uddin, OC of Gouripur Thana, 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.
Around 10:40 am Freedom Fighter Nazim Uddin Ahmed MP also placed floral wreaths on the monument Bijoy-71.
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.
Around 8:25 am, Upazila Chairman Mofazzal Hossain khan as well as Hasan Maruf ,UNO of Gouripur Upazila hoisted the national flag officially at Bangabandhu Manch on the office premises.
A doa was offered for eternal peace of the departed souls of Bangabandhu and Liberation war martyrs.
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.