NARSINGDI: The National Mourning Day was observed in the district on Tuesday with various programmes.
They said Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman wanted to build a secular state, which will be free from terrorism, corruption and exploitation. But on 15 August 1975 the anti-liberation forces killed him brutally along with other family members and relatives.
The speakers said Bangladesh emerged as an independent country in 1971 under Bangabandhu's charismatic and extra ordinary leadership.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr Shubash Chandra Biswas addressed the discussion as the chief guest with Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) ANM Faizul Hoque in the chair.
Among others Police Super Amena Begum BPM, Chief executive of Zila Parishad Siddiqur Rahman, former Principal of Narsingdi Government College Golam Mostafa Miah, Principal of Abdul Kader Mollah City College Dr. Moshiur Rahman Mirdha and District Muktijoddha Commander Abdul Motaleb Pathan addressed the meeting.
The chief guest Dr. Shubash Chandra Biswas said the ideology of Bangabandhu could not erased by killing him as he would remain alive in the heart of the people of Bangladesh forever. He said Bangabandhu was amongst us and would remain with us forever.
The Deputy Commissioner urged all for working together in building a prosperous Bangladesh as dreamt by father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.