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Bangladesh Mission in Delhi observes Bangabandhu’s Home-coming Day

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 10th January, 2023 07:53:25 PM
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Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi on Tuesday (Jan 10) paid homage to Father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to mark the great leader’s historical return to independent Bangladesh from Pakistan jail.

On this historic day January 10 in 1972 Bangabandhu returned home nearly 01 month after Bangladesh victory in the nine-month Liberation war against the Pakistani Occupational Forces.

A discussion meeting was organized on the occasion at Conference Hall of the Embassy.  Counsellor (Political) Md. Shafiul Alam conducted the meeting.

Messages from President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina were read out by Minister (Press) Shaban Mahmood and Assistance Defence Adviser (Air) Md. Khairul Mamun respectively, said the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi.

The High Commissioner in his speech recalled the help and assistance of India, under the leadership of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, had extended to the 1971 War of Liberation in which three million people laid down their lives.

The High Commissioner said Bangabandhu, in his historic address to a cheering crowd during a stopover in New Delhi on way to Dhaka, laid the foundation of the “unique relation” Bangladesh and India enjoy today. He also said Bangabandhu was the unparallel leader in the history of Bangladesh.

In this event of Bangabandhu’s home coming day followed by a one minute silence.  A special munazat was offered seeking divine blessings for the departed soul of Bangabandhu, his family and the liberation war martyrs and continued peace and prosperity of the nation.