Mujibnagar Day being observed in Meherpur

Publish: 5:43 PM, April 17, 2019 | Update: 5:43:PM, April 17, 2019

MEHERPUR,  -The historic Mujibnagar Day is being observed today marking the formation of Bangladesh’s first government that led the war of liberation in 1971.

Senior leaders of Awami League assembled at Baidyanathtala, a mango orchard, which was later named Mujibnagar in Meherpur district, on 17 April 1971 to form the provisional government of independent Bangladesh in the
absence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Marking the day, deputy commissioner of Meherpur and superintendent of police hoisted flag at memorial monument at Mujibnagar in the morning.