Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his portrait at Dhanmondi 32 in the capital marking the historic Mujibnagar Day.
She placed the wreath at the portrait of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in the morning.
Later, flanked by senior leaders of her party, Sheikh Hasina, also the president of ruling Awami League, placed another wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu as the party chief.
The historic Mujibnagar Day is being observed to mark the formation of Bangladesh’s first government to lead the War of Liberation in 1971.
Leaders and activists of Awami League, as well, placed wreaths at the graves of Syed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmad and M Mansur Ali at Banani graveyard in the capital city.