Mourning Day was observed on Saturday marking the 34th anniversary of the death
of Bangladesh’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh
day was observed with a call for immediate execution of the verdict of the
Mujib murder case. The day was a national holiday.
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib was assassinated in his house at Dhanmondi in
a military putsch on August 15, 1975. All but two of his family members were
killed in the incident. Hasina and Rehana survived as they were in Germany at the
president, Zillur Rahman, and the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, paid homage to
Sheikh Mujib by laying flowers at Mujib’s portrait at the Bangabandhu Memorial
Museum at 6:40am.
placing the wreaths, they stood in solemn silence for some time when the bugle
sounded the Last Post. A contingent drawn from the three services presented an
were then said seeking eter
nal peace of the departed souls and well-being of
Our Dhaka stringer Amir Khasru has another analytical report.