The home minister, inspector general of police (IGP), and other senior police officials have paid tributes to the brave police members who valiantly fought for the independence of Bangladesh.
They paid their homage by placing floral wreaths at Dhaka's Rajarbagh Police Lines on Monday morning marking the country’s 49th Victory Day.At first the Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal laid a floral wreath on around 7:30am.
The home minister was followed by IGP Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary who also placed a floral wreath at the Rajarbagh Police Lines Monument.
Everyone present stood silently remembering the martyred police members while the bugle played.
After that, the Bangladesh Police Service Association, Dhaka Metropolitan Police, and Bangladesh Police Women Network also placed their floral wreaths paying their respects to the martyrs.
Police had formed the first armed resistance against the Pakistan forces on March 25, 1971 during the attack on the Rajarbagh Police Lines.