They paid the homage by placing wreaths at the grave of the Father of the Nation in Tungipara Friday afternoon
The newly-elected Bangladesh Awami League Central Working Committee and Advisory Council have paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
They paid the homage by placing wreaths at the grave of the Father of the Nation in Tungipara Friday afternoon.
Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina first laid a wreath at the grave of Bangabandhu, reports BSS.
After placing the wreath, she stood there in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the architect of Bangladesh's independence.
Later, Sheikh Hasina along with members of the Awami League Central Working Committee and Advisory Council of the party placed another wreath.
They offered Fateha and joined a munajat seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of Bangabandhu.
Secretaries concerned and special assistants to the prime minister were also present.
Earlier, the prime minister arrived around 11am in Tungipara, the ancestral home of the Father of the Nation, by an Air Force helicopter.
After the arrival, she recited from the holy Quran and offered Fateha at the grave of Bangabandhu.
Sheikh Hasina was re-elected as the president of Bangladesh Awami League, one of the oldest political parties in the subcontinent for the ninth consecutive term, while Obaidul Quader was re-elected as the general secretary for the second straight time in the Awami League’s 21st National Council held on December 20-21 last.