MYMENSINGH, Aug 12, 2017 (BSS) - District administration has chalked out an elaborate programme to observe the National Mourning Day and 42nd Martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who was killed by some disgruntled army men on August 15 in 1975.
The programmes include hoisting of national flag at half mast atop of all government, non government, private buildings and educational institutions, placing of wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu, hoisting of black flags, wearing black badges, mourning procession, discussion and special prayers.
Besides a photo exhibition related to Bangabandhu and war of liberation in 1971 will be held at language martyred Abdul Jabber auditorium here.
District Shilpakala Academy and Shishu Academy will also arrange art competition, recitation of poetry, essay writings, ham and nat competition and doa mahfil to mark the day.
Special payers will also be offered at all mosques, pagodas, temples and other religious institutions.
Improved diet will be served to inmates in Mymensingh Central Jail, patients in Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital (MMCH) and orphans living in government orphanage institutions. Muktijoddha Sangshad will also distribute foods among the distress people.
Documentary on Bangabandhu and liberation war will be screened at Krishnochora Chatter and on Ananda Mohan Government College premises by district information office.
Awami league, its front organisations and other socio-economic organisations have also drawn up elaborate programme marking the day.