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The golden jubilee of Independence celebrated in Manikganj


Published : 26 Mar 2021 08:48 PM

The golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s Independence was celebrated in seven upazilas of Manikganj district with much enthusiasm and due dignity on Friday.

The programme included hoisting of the national flag, placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar in the town, special prayer, seminar and discussion.

The day began with 31 gun salutes at Shaheed Tapan-Miraz Stadium at early hours.

With the rise of the sun, people of all walks thronged the town streets leading to the central Shaheed Minar in Manikganj town.

Chairman of Zila Parishad and District Awami-League President Gulam Mohiuddin, Deputy Commissioner of Manikganj SM Ferdous, Police Super Rifat Rahman Shamim, Mayor of Manikganj Municipality Md. Ramjan Ali, Manikganj district unit of Bangladesh Muktijuddha Sangsad, Freedom Fighters Association, Sector Commander’s Forum Mutijuddha-71 and others were present at the programme.