Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day observed in Rajshahi

Publish: 8:01 PM, January 10, 2021 | Update: 8:01:PM, January 10, 2021

RAJSHAHI,  – Local unit of Awami League and it’s front organisations today observed the historic Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a befitting manner.

Marking the day, the leaders and workers of the party hoisted national and party flags atop party offices and garlanded the portraits of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and four other national leaders this morning.

They brought out a procession that paraded through different city streets and ended on the party office’s premises at Kumarpara.

A discussion was also held highlighting the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

AL city unit president and mayor of Rajshahi city AHM Khairuzzaman Liton, its general secretary Dablu Sarker, senior vice-president Shaheen Akter Rainy, vice-presidents Meer Iqbal, Nawsher Ali and Shafiqur Rahman and joint-secretaries Mustaque Hossain, Rejaul Karim and Naimul Huda Rana were, among others, present.

Similarly, the district unit of the party and city unit of Bangabandhu Parishad also observed the day through separate programmes.

Rajshahi Medical University observed the day at its temporary campus in the city. Vice-chancellor of the university Prof Masum Habib was present on the occasion.

Rajshahi College unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League also brought out a procession in the city, marking the historic day.

The Homecoming Day was also observed at Rajshahi University (RU) through various programmes.

Floral wreaths were placed on the central Shaheed Minar on the day. RU vice-chancellor Prof Abdus Sobhan and its Pro-VCs Prof Ananda Kumar Shaha and Prof Chowdhury Jakaria were, among others, present on the occasion.

To mark the historic day, RU authority launched the ‘Office of the International Affairs” at its administration building aimed at infusing dynamism into the external affairs activities.

Besides, RU unit of Bangabandhu Parishad and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall observed the day.