She said this while addressing a function during her visit to the Durga Puja Mandap at Ramkrishna Mission in the capital on Monday
Mentioning that the government has been able to create a conducive atmosphere for all to celebrate religious festivals with due dignity and freedom, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said it is the best achievement of Bangladesh as all people irrespective of their religions are celebrating the festivals together.
She said this while addressing a function during her visit to the Durga Puja Mandap at Ramkrishna Mission in the capital on Monday.
“Bangladesh is a secular state and we all irrespective of religion, caste and creed are moving together along the same road.
“We all are celebrating festivals including religious ones together which is the best achievement for us,” she added.
Sheikh Hasina extended her greetings to members of the Hindu community at home and abroad on the occasion of their largest religious festival Sharadiya Durga Utsav.
The permier also said: “Religion is an affair of individuals, but festivals are for all.”