National Mourning Day observed
The authorities of Dhaka University (DU) on Thursday observed the National Mourning Day and 44th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with due solemnity.
The national flag, university and hall flags were hoisted at half-mast atop all main buildings including halls of the university.
Senate and syndicate members, deans, provosts, proctors, chairpersons of departments, directors of institutes and office heads gathered at the DU Vice-Chancellor's residence at 7 am and started journey towards the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 with a view to placing wreaths at the portrait of the architect of Independence, the release added.
To mark the day, special prayers were held at all mosques after Zohr prayers and 'Upasanalaya' on the campus.