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The Independence Day of Bangladesh (Bengali: স্বাধীনতা দিবস Shadhinôta Dibôs) or People's Republic Of Bangladesh , taking place on 26 March, is a national holiday. It commemorates the country's declaration of independence from Pakistan in the early hours of 26 March 1971 by the leader of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

 

 

 

Independence Day is commonly associated with parades, political speeches, fairs, concerts, ceremonies and various other public and private events celebrating the history and traditions of Bangladesh. TV and radio stations broadcast special programs and patriotic songs in honor of the Independence Day.

Generally, a thirty-one gun salute is conducted in the morning. The main streets are decorated with national flags. Different political parties and socioeconomic organizations undertake programs to mark the day in a befitting manner, including paying respects at National Martyrs’ Memorial at Savar near Dhaka.

 

 

Sources
Independence Day (Bangladesh). (2021, February 4). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_(Bangladesh)

Independence Day of Bangladesh facts for kids. (2020, December 23) https://kids.kiddle.co/Independence_Day_of_Bangladesh

On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Independence Day of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (March 26, 2021), the management, administrators, lecturers, staff, students and alumni of Assumption University of Thailand (AU), would like to congratulate and express their sincerest & best wishes for the Bangladesh happiness, successes and prosperity.

As a melting pot of international community of scholars, Assumption University of Thailand comprises faculty members from countries around the globe and more than 2000 foreign students of diverse cultures and backgrounds from more than 80 counties including Bangladesh students.

Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran, AU President-Rector Magnificus, and Mr. Glen Vivian Chatelier, Director, Office of International Affairs, participated in the 43rd anniversary of the Independence and National Day of the People's Republic of Bangladesh on 26 March 2014.

Related link

43rd anniversary of the Independence and National Day of the People's Republic of Bangladesh: https://repository.au.edu/handle/6623004553/8869

Embassy of Bangladesh, Bangkok, Thailand: https://bdembassybangkok.org/

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