Modi payes tribute Bangabandhu
Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in
Gopalganj on the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu and Golden Jubilee of the country’s Independence.
The Indian Premier paid homage to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at his mausoleum there.
After laying the wreath, Narendra Modi stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Bangabandhu, the
architect of Bangladesh’s Independence.
A special dua, seeking eternal peace of Bangabandhu and other martyrs of the August 15 carnage as well as martyrs of the War of Liberation, was also offered.
Sheikh Hasina along with her younger sister Sheikh Rehana was present there at this time.
They also showed the Indian Prime Minister various parts of the mausoleum.
Earlier, on his arrival at Tungipara, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with Sheikh Rehana received Narendra Modi at the Bangabandhu Memorial Complex with a bouquet.
The Indian Premier also signed the visitors’ book and planted a sapling there.
Narendra Modi arrived in the capital on Friday morning on a two-day official visit to attend the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Golden Jubilee of the country’s Independence.