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Programmes finalised for observing Victory Day in Rangpur

Sumel Sarker

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Programmes finalised for observing Victory Day in Rangpur

07 December 2015, Nirapad News: The district administration in association with other organisations have finalised elaborate programmes to observe the Victory Day- 2015 on December 16 next in the city and elsewhere in the district.

The administration, Rangpur City Corporation (RCC), Awami League (AL), other political parties, socio-cultural and professional organisations, educational institutions and Freedom Fighters have taken programmes to observe the day.

The Day will be observed with a renewed promise for working unitedly to make the hard-earned independence meaningful for every citizen through realising dream of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The day’s programmes will begin at zero hours after midnight on December 15 with 31-gun salute and placing wreaths at Central Shaheed
Minar and Swadhinota Smritistambha ‘Arjan’ to pay rich tributes to the martyred sons and daughters of the soil.

City Mayor Alhaj Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu, Divisional Commissioner Muhammad Dilwar Bakht, Acting DIG Humayun Kabir, Acting President of
district AL Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed, Deputy Commissioner Rahat Anwar and Police Super Abdur Razzaque will first place wreaths there.

District Muktijoddha Commander Mosaddek Hossain Bablu, General Secretary of district AL Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju, city AL President
Shafiur Rahman Shafi, leaders of different political parties will place wreaths there.

Later, heads of different government and non-government departments and organisations, socio-cultural and professional bodies and common people will continue placing floral wreaths with due patriotic zeal till the morning on December 16.

The programmes also include hoisting of the national flags atop all public and private buildings, illumination and decoration of the main islands of roads, roadsides and various buildings with national flags and coloured miniature posters and banners.

The Divisional Commissioner will hoist the national flag and take salute at the march-past and displays by freedom fighters, police,
Ansar-VDP, BNCC, jail guards, boys scout, girls guide, Fire Service and Civil Defense, children and students at Rangpur Stadium at 9 am.

Veteran freedom fighters and relatives of the martyred freedom fighters will be accorded receptions and the main discussion meeting
will be held at the Central Shaheed Minar premises on the Public Library compound marking the Victory Day.

Drawing competitions for the children on the War of Liberation, shooting competition, special sports competitions for the women, essay
competitions, charity football match, cultural functions and prize giving ceremony will be organised.

Improved diets will be served to inmates of different hospitals, Rangpur Central Jail, shishu paribars and orphanages.

Special prayers will be offered seeking divine peace for the souls of the martyrs of the War of Liberation, progress and welfare of the nation and its people at mosques, temples, churches, pagodas and other places of worship allover the district.

The District Information Office have been screening 28 documentary films since December 3 last on the War of Liberation and Victory Day and the process will continue till December 28 next in the city as well as in all eight Upazilas in the district.

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