Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the historic March 7.
She paid the homage by placing a wreath at the portrait of the great leader and greatest Bengali of all time Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the city this morning.
After laying the wreath, the premier stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Bangabandhu, the architect of the independence.
Sheikh Rehana, younger daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman accompanied her sister and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina while a munajat was offered praying salvation of the departed souls of the August 15, 1975 martyrs.
On this day in 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered his epoch-making speech of independence at the then Race Course Maidan, now Suhrawardy Udyan, in Dhaka.
BDST: 1251 HRS, MAR 07, 2021