Bangabandhu's Homecoming Day tomorrow

2022-01-09 21:24:56 BdST

2022-01-25 22:42:59 BdST

Published: 2022-01-09 21:24:56 BdST

Live Correspondent: The historic Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the greatest Bangalee of all time, will be observed tomorrow across the country in a befitting manner. Bangabandhu, the undisputed leader of the nation and supreme commander of the country's Liberation War, returned to the sacred soil of independent Bangladesh via London and New Delhi on January 10 in 1972, after 290 days of confinement in Pakistan jail.

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages paying glowing tributes to the Father of the Nation on the eve of the day. Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee has chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day.

A programme titled 'Father of the Nation in Independent Country (Mukto Swadeshe Jatir Pita)' will be live broadcast on all television channels, online and social media at 3pm tomorrow from Shaheed Manirul Alam Auditorium of the Bangladesh Television here.

Bangabandhu's daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will chair the programme virtually joining from her official residence Ganabhaban in the city. Poems of Sheikh Rehana, Bangabandhu's younger daughter, written on her parents will be recited in the function while a discussion on the significance of Bangabandhu's homecoming will also be held.

Ruling Awami League (AL) has also taken various programmes to observe the historic Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The AL's programmes will begin with hoisting of the national and party flags at the AL central office, Bangabandhu Bhaban, and its party offices across the country at 6:30 am tomorrow, an AL press release said.

AL leaders and workers will pay homage to Bangabandhu by placing wreaths at his portrait in front of Bangabandhu Bhaban in the city's Dhanmondi area at 8.30 am. At 11 am, an AL delegation will pay respect to the undisputed leader of the nation by placing wreaths at his grave in Tungipara.

The AL delegation will include its presidium member Lt Col Muhammad Faruk Khan, organising secretaries Abu Saeed Al Mahmud Swapan, SM Kamal Hossain, Advocate Afzal Hossain and Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel, secretary of Finance and Planning Affairs Waseqa Ayesha Khan, Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua, commerce and industries secretary Md Siddiqur Rahman, and central committee members Abul Hasnat Abdullah, Advocate ABM Riazul Kabir Kawsar, Vice Principal Raymond Areng and Mohammad Sayeed Khokon.

Dhaka, 09 January (


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