The Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC has celebrated historical Mujibnagar Day.
A discussion meeting was organised at Bangabandhu Auditorium of the Embassy on the occasion of the day on Saturday (April 17).
Separate messages issued by President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Mujibnagar Day were read out. A documentary titled “Mujibnagar Sarker” was screened at the event.
Bangladesh Ambassador to the United States M. Shahidul Islam, in his speech, paid deep tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, three million martyrs and two lakh tortured mothers and sisters.
He said that Bangladesh earned liberation not only by sacrifice but also by valor of the freedom fighters. He added that Mujibnagar embodies the pride of the Bangalee nation in the struggle for freedom from the occupational forces.