New Delhi mission pays homage to Bangabandhu
On August 15, the Bangladesh High Commission ...
On August 15, the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi observed the National Mourning Day in a befitting manner. The day marks the 45h anniversary of the assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with 18 other members of his family on August 15, 1975. At a discussion meeting on this occasion High Commissioner Muhammad Imran paid homage to Bangabandhu, the Greatest Bengali of All time. He said “While we mourn the death of Bangabandhu, we also pledge in this Mujib Borsho to turn the grief of his loss into strength and engage ourselves in building a hunger and poverty free prosperous Bangladesh.”
He said the unfinished task of building Sonar Bangla, the dream of Bangabandhu, is being accomplished by his able daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The country, he said, is now on the pathway of prosperity and Bangladesh is now a role model of development. The meeting held at Bangabandhu Maitree Hall of the mission was also participated by senior journalist Gautam Lahiri, former president of Press Club of India and Dipanjan Roy Chowdhury, a senior correspondent of the Economic Times.
The function witnessed the unveiling of a special publication, Immortal Bangabandhu, by the high commissioner, joined by other officers and two guest speakers. A documentary on the life of Bangabandhu was also screened. Deputy High Commissioner at the mission A.T.M Rokebul Haque conveyed the vote of thanks.