DHAKA: A rally of ruling Awami League begum at 3:05pm Friday at Suhrawardy Udyan on occasion of historic March 7.
Thousands of party leaders and activists thronged at the venue.
President of the party, also Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the programme as chief guest and party’s presidium Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury is presiding over the rally.
Additional security measures have been taken surroundings the rally venue.
On this day in 1971, the undisputed leader of the Bengalis Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered a speech of independence in front millions of freedom-loving people at the Race Course Maidan, now known as Suhrawardy Udyan, in Dhaka.
The Bengali people were inspired to prepare for a potential war of independence, amid widespread reports of armed mobilization by West Pakistan.
** Historic March 7 being marked
BDST: 1520 HRS, MAR 07, 2014
All rights reserved. Sale, redistribution or reproduction of information/photos/illustrations/video/audio contents on this website in any form without prior permission from banglanews24.com are strictly prohibited and liable to legal action.