Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Awami League President Sheiikh Hasina laid a wreath at the Bangabandhu Memorial as Bangladesh celebrated 50 years of victory in the war against Pakistan on Thursday, December 16, 2021 Focus Bangla
Bangladesh celebrates 50 years of victory in 1971 war with Pakistan
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tribute to Father of the Bangabandhu Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the 51st Victory Day.
The Prime Minister paid tribute on Thursday by laying a wreath at the portrait of the Father of the Nation in front of the Bangabandhu memorial museum in the city’s Dhanmondi 32.
After laying the crown, she remained in solemn silence for a time in a gesture of deep respect in memory of Bangabandhu, the architect of the independence of Bangladesh.
Flanked by senior party leaders, Sheikh Hasina, also chairman of the ruling Awami League, laid another wreath on Bangabandhu’s portrait as party leader.
The younger daughter of the father of the Bangabandhu Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the younger sister of Prime Minister Sheikh Rehana were present at the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum.
The nation celebrates the 51st Victory Day on Thursday, the Bangalee’s most precious day, as the country was liberated from Pakistani occupation forces 50 years ago after a nine-month war.
On December 16, 1971, Bangladesh was born as an independent country under the leadership of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the cost of the supreme sacrifice of three million people and the honor of 200,000 women.
The celebration of Victory Day this year has added a new dimension as the day is celebrated at the same time as the two giant events – the centenary of the birth of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Golden Jubilee of the independence of the country.
Together with the government, various socio-political, educational and cultural institutions and organizations have developed a series of programs to celebrate the day.
As part of state programs, the Prime Minister also attended the parade in National Parade Square, where President Md Abdul Hamid greeted and inspected the parade as the main guest.
Sheikh Hasina is also due to issue the commemorative postage stamp at his official Ganabhaban residence marking the 51st Victory Day.
It will also unveil a logo with the inscription “Mujib’s Bangladesh”, the brand name of Bangladesh Tourism there, and will issue the commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of the Father of the Nation and the jubilee celebrations. gold of the country’s independence.
Later today, the Prime Minister will take the nation’s oath as part of the two major celebrations.
She will also attend the centenary ceremony of the birth of the Father of the Nation and the golden jubilee of the country’s Independence in the southern square of Jatiya Sangsad.