World Concern (WC) Bangladesh on Wednesday celebrated the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day-2021 amid festivity in Ghatail upazila of Tangail district.
Celebrating the joyous day of Bangabandhu’s birth centenary, a procession was brought out in the area which was followed by discussion and cultural event attended by children, community people civil society and community leaders at Momraj Golgonda High School at Jamuriea Union in Ghatail.
WC organized the programs under Breaking Barriers for Children (BBC-2) Project for Children, CBOs & Civil Society members where local community leaders & local Government representatives were present.
Md Abu Hanif, Head Master, Momraj Golgonda High School, presided over the program.
Speaking to the audience during the event, Md Abu Hanif, said “Bangabandhu is our inspiration. He loved children very much. He sacrificed his life to establish rights of all people of Bangladesh.”
“It’s our duty to inform our next generation about the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” he added.
Attending the event as chief guest, Md Abdul Based, ex-member of Jamuriea Union Parishod & Secretary of Momraj Golgonda High School Committee, said “Bangabandhu is the other name Bangladesh. We can’t think of Bangladesh without Bangabandhu.”
“We should honor our freedom fighters who sacrificed their life for Bangladesh,” he added.
Mr James Sunny Boiragee, project officer, BBC Project, World Concern Bangladesh, said “The father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman gave independence to us and we should defend our Independence at any cost.”
He also said “Children is our future leaders and we should ensure children’s rights for the better future of Bangladesh,” Mr Sunny added.
World Concern officials including Mr. David Taposh Saha, Nazmul Sohag, Minara Begum among others also spoke in the program.