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Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day observed

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Chittagong Bureau :
Chittagong City, North and South Districts Units of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) and its front organisations celebrated the Homecoming Day of father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a befitting manner on Tuesday.
AL chalked out elaborate programmes including placing of wreaths at Bangabandhu's portraits at all party offices, holding of discussion meetings, milad and doa mahfils. Leaders of different political parties including AL and Chhatra League brought out colourful rallies, placed wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation at the city AL office at Darul Fazal market in the city and arranged discussion on Bangabandhu. AL leaders joined a discussion held in city's central Shahid Minar Premises this afternoon. Former Mayor and President of Chittagong city AL ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury presided over the function while Vice-Chancellor of Premier University Dr Anupom Sen addressed it as the chief guest.
Earlier, a procession ended at the same place after parading different important city streets. Meanwhile different units of Bangladesh Chhatra League brought out several processions in different areas of the city to mark the day.
Taking part in the discussion, the other speakers put maximum emphasis on disseminating true national history of the Liberation War among the members of the new generations for building Sonar Bangla as was dreamt by Father of the Nation.
Chittagong north and south districts Awami League also organised separate discussion meetings at their respective party offices in the city in the  evening. The AL leaders also placed wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation at their respective party offices led by their presidents Nurul Alam Chowdhury and Muslem Uddin Ahmed. On this day (January 10) in 1972, Bangabandhu returned to an Independent country after nine and a half months of captivity in the Pakistani jail which later appeared to be crucial in the subsequent political history of Bangladesh and re-established the spirit and norms of the Liberation War in the country.

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