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National Mourning Day observed in Gaibandha

Title:National Mourning Day observed in Gaibandha

Gaibandha, Bangladesh. August 15, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – Discussion, rally and milad mehfil on the National Mourning Day and the 40th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were held today in Gaibandha. Whip of the National Parliament and local lawmaker M Mahabub Ara Begum Gini, Deputy Commissioner (DC) M. Abdus Samad, Police Super Ashraful Islam were present. A large number of people including leaders and workers of the Awami League of the union also attended the programmes. At the fateful night of August 15 in 1975, a group of resentful army officers brutally killed Bangabandhu, his wife Fazilatunnesa, sons Sheikh Kamal, Sheikh Jamal and Sheikh Russell and daughters in law Sultana Kamal and Rosy Kamal and his some close relatives. The day began with placing of floral wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and later bringing out mourning procession in the town. Photos: Quddus Alam/DrikNEWS

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