Victory day observed at JU

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SAVAR, Dec 16, 2017 (BSS) – The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) today observed the 47th anniversary of Victory Day with due respect to the martyrs of Great War of Liberation, wave of ecstasy and in a befitting manner on the campus.

At beginning of the day, JU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Farzana Islam paid homage to three million martyrs and freedom fighters of the Great Liberation War by placing floral wreaths at the National Mausoleum.

Pro-VC (academic) Professor Abul Hossain, Pro-VC (administration) Professor Amir Hussain, Treasurer Professor Sheik Monjurul Huq, Dean of different faculties, JU Registrar Abu Bakr Siddique, Provosts of different dormitories, teachers, students and officials were accompanied the VC in placing wreath among others.

Later, the leaders of different student bodies representing residential halls as well as those of associations and unions also placed wreaths separately at the national Mausoleum as a mark of their deep homage to the martyred Freedom Fighters of 1971.

Meanwhile, the university authorities organized different programme on the campus marking the victory day.

At 9 am, the final match of the ‘Chancellor Cup Handball Tournament’ was held on the university’s central playground where Nawab Faizunnesa Hall became champion by defeating Sheikh Hasina Hall.

JU VC Professor Farzana Islam distributed prizes among the winners at the ending session of the tournament.

To mark the day, a three-day long exhibition on liberation war related books, journals, posters and photography was started at the JU Central Library while JU VC inaugurated it at 11.30 am.

Teacher and Student Center (TSC) and Cultural Alliance of the university organised a cultural events at the Selim Al Din Muktamancha in the afternoon.

Besides, the whole university area has been illuminated with colorful lights and balanced diet has served at the dormitories marking the day.