Today is March 26, the 52nd great independence day and national day of the country. In the early hours of March 26, 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman called for the invading soldiers to resist with all their might and to continue fighting until the ultimate triumph was accomplished. After 9 months of bloody fighting for independence, Bangladesh attained independence.
Bangladeshis from all around the globe, including Bangladesh itself, will commemorate the day. Due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, Independence Day has been celebrated on a restricted scale and under strict cleanliness. This year, the problem is under control. So this time, there will be more spontaneity in the celebration of Independence Day.
On the occasion of Independence Day, His Excellency the President of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Abdul Hamid, and the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, laid a wreath at the Savar Memorial.
In a statement on the occasion of Great Independence and National Day, President Md. Abdul Hamid offered genuine wishes and congratulations to the expatriate Bangladeshis, especially the countrymen. In the message, he stressed that in order to achieve the ultimate objective of independence, people-oriented and sustainable development, good governance, social justice, transparency, and accountability must be assured. The President remarked that with the joint efforts of everybody, our dear motherland should become a developed nation free from hunger and poverty. This is my hope on this magnificent Independence Day.
In a statement sent on the occasion of Independence and National Day, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offered her warmest wishes and congratulations to all Bangladeshi nationals residing in the country and abroad. “I truly believe that Bangladesh will soon become a well-developed and rich country on the world map if the rate of growth that we’ve had in the country keeps up.”
In a statement issued here yesterday, Obaidul Quader, General Secretary of the party and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges said that the leaders, activists, supporters, well-wishers, and people from all walks of life have joined hands with the Awami League and its affiliates to celebrate Independence Day with due dignity.