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Victory Day celebrated in Chittagong

Title:Victory Day celebrated in Chittagong

Chittagong, Bangladesh. December 16, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - People of all walks of life celebrated the Victory Day in the port city through paying tribute and respect to the freedom fighters who embraced martyrdom for motherland during the Liberation War in 1971. Celebration of the Victory Day got a greater magnitude here this year as execution of convicted war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury helped Chittagong to get rid of disgraceful chapter to some extent after long 44 years. To mark the day, a march past and physical display was held at M A Aziz Stadium with the participation of police, Ansar & VDP personnel and also from Fire Service, BNCC, Girls Guides, Scouts and children and juveniles from different educational institutions. Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Mohammad Abdullah along with the high officials of the district and police administration inspected the march-past and took salute. Hundreds of people individually and in procession started gathering at the Chittagong Central Shaheed Minar since 11pm on Tuesday while the tribute paying started with armed salute given by members of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) at 12:01am on Wednesday. Different government, non-government, socio-cultural and political organisations held elaborated daylong programmes to mark the day. Photos: Rajesh Chakraborty/ DrikNEWS

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