Bangladesh Rural Development Board organised a discussion and a prayer session, and distributed clothes among orphans at Palli Bhaban at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka on Friday marking National Mourning Day.
Local government, rural development and cooperatives minister Md Tajul Islam was chief guest, and state minister Swapan Bhattacharya and secretary Md Rezaul Ahsan of the ministry were special guests of the programme.
BRDB director general Supriya Kumar Kundu presided over the programme marking 45th death anniversary of late president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, his family members and relatives on August 15 in 1975, said a press release.
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