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The 54th Great Independence and National Day is today Tuesday (March 26). The struggle for the establishment of Bangladesh, which began with the great language movement of 1952, took full form in 1971. After the barbaric torture, indiscriminate killings and crossing the sea of blood by the Pakistani invading forces, the absolute desire for freedom is met. The day will be celebrated across the country with due dignity.

Today is the glorious Independence Day | The 54th Great Independence and National Day is today Tuesday (March 26). The struggle for the establishment of Bangladesh, which began with the great language movement of 1952, took full form in 1971. After the barbaric torture, indiscriminate killings and crossing the sea of blood by the Pakistani invading forces, the absolute desire for freedom is met. The day will be celebrated across the country with due dignity.


After a long bloody war of 9 months, on 16 December 1971, a land called Bangladesh appeared as a new state on the world map.

Various programs have been taken at the national level to celebrate the day with due dignity. On this day, the day will be started with the firing of cannon 31 times in the whole country including Dhaka. As the sun rises, President Md. Sahabuddin and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lay wreaths at Savar National Memorial. After that, under the leadership of the Minister of Liberation War, the Bir Shreshtha family, war-victims and brave freedom fighters will offer wreaths. People from all walks of life including foreign diplomats, various political and social organizations will pay tribute to the martyred freedom fighters by placing wreaths at the memorial.

On this day, the national flag will be hoisted at sunrise in all government, semi-government, autonomous and private buildings and easily visible buildings in Dhaka city and important buildings and structures will be decorated with lights. The main roads and road islands of Dhaka and other cities of the country will be decorated with the national flag and other flags. Bands of different forces will play music at different important places in Dhaka.

Today is a public holiday. All newspapers will publish special circulars, articles and literary magazines highlighting the significance of the day. On this occasion, the electronic media is promoting various programs based on the Liberation War for a month.

Various social and cultural organizations including Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangla Academy, National Museum, Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh Shishu Academy will organize discussions, cultural events, children’s painting, writing and sports competitions, documentaries and films based on the Liberation War.

Apart from this, the brave freedom fighters and the family members of the martyrs will be felicitated in the metropolis, district and upazila. Bangladesh Postal Department will issue commemorative postage stamps. Special prayers and worship will be organized in religious institutions for the peace, prosperity and progress of the country.

High-quality food will be served in all hospitals, prisons, children’s families, old age homes, vagrant institutions and child day care centers of the country.

All children’s parks and museums in the country will be kept open without tickets. Bangladesh Navy and Coast Guard vessels will be kept open for public inspection at Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) wharves at Chittagong, Khulna, Mongla and Payra ports and Dhaka’s Sadarghat, Narayanganj’s Pagla, Barisal and Chandpur from 9 am to 2 pm.

The same program will be held at the district and upazila levels and Bangladesh embassies abroad to highlight the significance of the day.

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