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Nation set to celebrate Bangabandhu's 104th birth anniversary on Sunday

The nation will celebrate the day through extensive programs with fanfare and gaiety

Update : 17 Mar 2024, 12:08 AM

The nation is set to celebrate the 104th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, coinciding with National Children's Day 2024, on Sunday in a befitting manner.

On this day in 1920, Bangabandhu, the vivacious leader of the Bangali nation, the architect of independent Bangladesh, and the greatest Bangali of all time was born into a respected Muslim family at Tungipara village in Gopalganj sub-division, now a district.

He was the third of four daughters and two sons of his parents, Sheikh Lutfur Rahman and Saira Khatun.

The nation will celebrate the day through extensive programs with fanfare and gaiety.

Bangladesh missions abroad have also chalked out elaborate programs to celebrate the day.

In observance of the day, President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will issue separate messages on Saturday.

The day is a public holiday.

Marking the birth anniversary and National Children's Day, the national flag will be hoisted atop all buildings of the government, semi-government, autonomous, and private organizations, as well as educational institutions and Bangladesh missions abroad.

The Women and Children Affairs Ministry has taken elaborate programs marking the anniversary.

President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will pay tribute to the Father of the Nation by placing wreaths at Bangabandhu's mausoleum at Tungipara in Gopalganj.

Different organizations, including the Awami League, will pay homage to the Father of the Nation by placing wreaths at his portrait in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in the city's Dhanmondi-32.

A discussion will also be held at Tungipara on Sunday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will join it as the chief guest.

The prime minister, as well, will provide Tk 5,20,000 among the 104 brilliant students in Gopalganj district, marking Bangabandhu's birth anniversary.

Apart from this, various programs will be held throughout the day in Tungipara and elsewhere across the country.

Different political, social, and cultural organizations have also drawn up elaborate programs to mark the day.

Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television, and other private TV channels and radio stations will air special programs highlighting the significance of the day in the lives of Bangalis.

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