Power Div marks Nat’l Mourning Day

Staff Correspondent

16 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The Power Division on Saturday organised a webinar in observance of the National Mourning Day, commemorating the 45th anniversary of the martyrdom of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Addressing the programme, Prime Minister's Adviser to Energy and Mineral Resources Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury said Bangabandhu took control of everything without any arms after declaring non-cooperation while enemies were continuing to terrify, this was the unique incidents in the world history.

“Bangabandhu was an indomitable force. I was not a non-political person then, I was a sub-divisional commissioner. I went to hear the historic 7th March speech of Bangabandhu. I am being astonished day by day after thinking the power of a speech. Bangabandhu gave every direction for our Independence in a 15-minute speech," he said.

Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus said, “There are doubts over how we have become instilled with the spirit of Bangabandhu. He shows the world that if the whole nation comes together, no military force able to fight against them.”

Energy and Mineral Resource Division Senior Secretary Md Anisur Rahman, former power division secretary Dr Sultan Ahmed, Bangladesh Power Development Board Chairman Engineer Belayet Hossain, and Dhaka University’s former VC Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique, among others, joined the event.