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PM to inaugurate Bangabandhu’s birth centenary countdown

  • Published at 07:45 pm December 14th, 2019
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chairs  a cabinet meeting
File photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina PID

The countdown will begin simultaneously in every district, upazila and places of public gathering across Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate countdown for Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on January 10, 2020.

Through the inauguration, the countdown will begin simultaneously in every district, upazila and all places of public gathering across Bangladesh.

Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the countdown for the observance of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary at the National Parade Ground (old airport) in Dhaka’s Tejgaon area on January 10, 2020 where Bangabandhu landed in the freshly liberated and sovereign Bangladesh on January 10, 1972.

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam and Chief Coordinator of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury visited the Manik Miah Avenue, in front of the national parliament in Dhaka, for setting up a big countdown device.

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman | Collected

They also visited Hatirjheel and Uttara areas to select places for setting up countdown devices.

“DNCC will set up the devices in front of the national parliament, Hatirjheel and Uttara areas. If necessary, the city corporation will also set up more
 devices,” he added.

Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury said a big device for the countdown will be set up in front of the national parliament and all necessary information of Bangabandhu will be shown through a power point presentation so that people can know more about Bangabandhu and the Liberation War.

“Simultaneously, devices will also be set up in different public gathering places in Dhaka, divisional cities, districts, city corporations and upazilas across Bangladesh,” he informed.

“We will start the countdown from January 10 as it is a historic day, when Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Raham returned to the sacred soil of independent Bangladesh via London and New Delhi,” he added.

He said the whole nation is waiting for the historic moment and hence, everybody is working to successfully celebrate the Mujib Year.