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Armed forces team goes to India to join Republic Day Parade

Staff Correspondent

13 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A 122-member contingent of the Bangladesh Armed Forces comprising Army, Navy and Air Force left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for India on Tuesday to participate in the 72nd Republic Day Parade of India.

Colonel Mohammad Mohtashim Haider Chowdhury led the contingent.

On the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the greatest Bengali nation of all time, and Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Independence, for the first time the Indian High Commission has invited a contingent of Bangladesh Armed Forces (including marching bands) to participate in the Republic Day Parade on January 26 2021, the 72nd Republic Day of India.