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15

Aug, 2022

BUP Observes National Mourning Day 2022

Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) has observed the 47th Martyrdom Anniversary and National Mourning Day 2022 with due dignity and solemnity on 15 August 2022. Due to the global pandemic, various day-long programmes were organized physically at Bijoy Auditorium of BUP and virtually maintaining health hygiene protocols.

 

In the first phase, various programme was held at BUP which include keeping the national flag at half-mast, reciting the Holy Qur'an, special munajat, and screening of documentary. A discussion on Bangabandhu's lifestyle and leadership, was organised by BUP Drama Club to commemorate the 15th of August 1975. In the second phase, different faculties organised a discussion meeting in virtual platform on life and contribution of Bangabandhu.

 

In the first phase of the programme, BUP Vice Chancellor Major General Md Mahbub-ul Alam, ndc, afwc, psc, MPhil, PhD was present as the Chief Guest.

 

Respected Vice Chancellor prayed for the eternal salvation of the departed souls of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and all members of his family, the martyrs of 15 August 1975. He said that a war-torn country has to deal with many problems. But the Government of Bangabandhu has solved those problems adroitly in just three and a half years. He urged the young generation to read various books to know in detail about Bangabandhu's life and his great contributions so that everyone can concentrate on nation-building activities being inspired by his ideals. Finally, he emphasized the implementation of Bangabandhu's cherished dream of establishing “Sonar Bangla”, a society free from hunger, poverty, and discrimination taking education as the main source of the country's development.

 

BUP high officials, faculty members and many students participated in the programmes.