BRUR Live: The National Mourning Day- 2017 was observed at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) today with paying rich tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Bangabandhu.
The observance began with hoisting of black flag and national flag at half mast at the administrative building followed by bringing out of a mourning procession, placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu at Independence Memorial on the campus.
A one-minute silence was observed in front of the portrait of Bangabandhu.
Special munajats were offered at Central Mosque after Johr prayers seeking divine blessings for the departed souls of Bangabandhu and all other martyrs of black night of August 15 in 1975.
Deans of different faculties, heads of different departments, leaders of Begum Rokeya University Teachers’ Association (BRUTA), teachers, students, officials and employees took part in the programmes.
Later, Vice-chancellor Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BTFO, presided over a discussion on Bangabandhu held at the Central Cafeteria of the university.
In his speech, Professor Kalimullah announced for opening ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ in the university to preserve and maintain the memories of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Dean of the Faculty of Business Studies Professor Dr Ferdous Rahman, Administrator of the Department of Public Relations, Information and Publication Professor Dr Sharifa Salowa Dina, Convener of BRUR unit of Bangabandhu Parisahd Professor DR RM Hafizur Rahman, President of BRUTA Associate Professor Dr Abu Saleh Mohammad Wadudur Rahman, Registrar Muhammad Ibrahim Kabir, among others, addressed.
Dhaka, 15 , August , (campuslive24.com) //AZ