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15th August: The National Mourning Day

46th Martyrdom Anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Architect of Independence, Commander-in-Chief of Liberation War, Father of the Nation.

The Bengali nation irrespective of caste, creed and creed will observe the day with deep respect. However, this time too, due to the global pandemic of coronavirus (Covid-19), social distance will be ensured and the National Mourning Day program will be observed by following the hygiene rules.

On the morning of 15 August 1975, some endangered members of the army killed Bangabandhu and his family at his residence in Dhanmondi. The assassins not only killed Bangabandhu, but also Bangabandhu’s wife Bangamata Begum Fazilatun Nesha, Bangabandhu’s son Sheikh Kamal, Sheikh Jamal and daughter Sheikh Russell, daughter-in-law Sultana Kamal and Rosie Jamal.

Bangabandhu’s younger brother Sheikh Nasser, brother-in-law Abdur Rob Serniabat, his son Arif, daughter Baby and Sukant Babu, Bangabandhu’s nephew Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni, Bangabandhu’s nephew Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni, his wife Arju Moni and Abdul Naeem Khan Rintu along with Abdul Naeem Rintu could not escape from this heinous murder. Public members and relatives. At that time Bangabandhu’s two daughters Sheikh Hasina and Sheikh Rehana survived as they were abroad.

News Room, August 15,2021