BSS-42 Kolkata mission starts celebrating 100th birthday of Bangabandhu

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Kolkata mission starts celebrating 100th birthday of Bangabandhu

KOLKATA, March 01, 2020 (BSS) – For the year-long celebration of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh in Kolkata has taken series of programmes.

As part of the celebration, all officials of the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata led by its Deputy High Commissioner Toufique Hasan simultaneously paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu at his grave at Tungipara by placing wreaths this morning.

A munajat was offered there seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of Bangabandhu, the architect of independence of the country.

Through this, the year-long programmes taken by the Kolkata high commission, has begun from Tungipara today.

Official year-long celebration of birth centenary of Bangabandhu will be started from March 17 and the inauguration programme of the ‘Mujib Year’ will take place at historic Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata on the same day in morning.

Before the inaugural ceremony, the programme will be started through paying tributes to the portrait of Bangabandhu located at his former hostel room number 24 at Bekar Hostel in Kolkata.

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