Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has paid glowing tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 73rd founding anniversary of the ruling party.
She paid homage to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at the portrait of the Father of the Nation at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 on Thursday morning.
After laying the wreath, the prime minister stood in solemn silence for sometimes as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Bangabandhu.
Later, flanked by senior party leaders, Sheikh Hasina paid tributes to Bangabandhu by placing another wreath at the portrait of the Father of the Nation on behalf of her party.
Bangladesh Awami League was formed on this day in 1949, which later transformed into the biggest political party of the country to lead struggles of freedom, the War of Liberation and all democratic movements.