DU to observe Martyred Intellectuals Day


The Dhaka University (DU) authority is ready to observe the Martyred Intellectuals Day in a befitting manner today, December 14.

To mark the day a series of programmes have been scheduled which include - hoisting of black flags, placing wreaths to the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard, offering special prayers and holding discussions on the supreme sacrifice of the most enlightened sons of the soil.

On this day, university teachers, students, officers and employees will gather at the premises of Aparajeya Bangla to pay tribute to the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard near the university’s central mosque, memorials near Jagannath hall and other memorials in different residential areas on the campus.

DU teachers and staff led by DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman will pay homage at the Martyred Intellectual Memorial Museum at capital’s Mirpur. A discussion meeting will be held at the Teacher-Student Centre with DU VC Akhtaruzzaman in the chair.

Special prayers will be offered at the central mosque of the university along with other mosques and places of worship of different faiths for bestowing peace upon the souls of martyred intellectuals.