Prior to August 15, the death anniversary of the founding father of Bangladesh , the government has enhanced security measures throughout the country. They have provided armed bodyguards to prominent politicians ,artists, intellectuals and other eminent personalities in Bangladesh. Security around the diplomatic missions have been tightened and special check posts have been established. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was killed along with most of the members of his family in a coup on 15th August 1975. The trial of his killers are still awaiting court hearing in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court.