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President pays homage to Bangabandhu at Tungipara

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President Abdul Hamid paying tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths at the Mazar of Bangabandhu in Tungipara on Monday for his election as the President for the second consecutive term. PID photo

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BSS, Tungipara, Gopalganj :
President M Abdul Hamid paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his Mazar here on Monday afternoon.  The President on Monday went to Tungipara for paying glowing tributes to Bangabandhu 13 days after he took the oath of office as the head of the state for the second consecutive term.
Sworn in as the 21st President of the country on April 24, Hamid was scheduled to visit Tungipara on April 26 but the programme was postponed on his health grounds.
President Hamid laid the wreath at the Mazar of Bangabandhu at about 1:46 pm. After placing the wreath, he stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Father of the Nation when the bugles played the last post.
A smartly turned out contingent drawn from Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force presented a guard of honour on the occasion.  The President offered fateha and munajat seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of Bangabandhu and his family members who were brutally killed on the fateful August 15 in 1975.
Later Hamid signed the visitor's book kept on Mazar premises.

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