North South University (NSU) organised day-long programme to mark the National Mourning Day 2018 remembering the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 18 members of his family, who were brutally killed on August 15 night back in 1975.
August- the month of national mourning is meant to show respect, admiration and to commemorate the life of the former President and our national leader. It is a day when all beings of whole Bengal, even the nature drop tears.
NSU family chalked out daylong programme to mark the National Mourning Day at NSU premises.
The programme includes placing wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahmanat at Dhanmondi 32, discussion meeting and Doah Mahfil. The national flag was hoisted at half-mast along with the raising of the black flag at the campus premises.
The day started with placing floral wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the Bangabandhu Museum, Dhanmondi 32.
In the second session held at NSU auditorium, a documentary was shown on life of Bangabandhu.
Later a discussion session was held where Abdullah Al Islam Jakob, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forests was the Chief Guest and Prof. Dr. Hasan Mahmud, Faculty Member, Environmental Science and Management, NSU was the Keynote Speaker. Mr. M. A. Hashem was the Special Guest.
Among others, Board of Trustees Member Bejanir Ahmed, Mohammed Shajahan, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Designate) Professor Gias U. Ahsan shared their speeches. Vice-Chancellor Professor Atiqul Islam delivered speeches.
Deans and Chairs of different Schools and Departments, Faculty members, Administrative officials, students and parents attended the programme.