Cultural orgs observe March 7 speech anniversary

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 22:30, Mar 07,2021


Different organisations observed the anniversary of the historic March 7 speech delivered by the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 7, 1971 at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka arranging various programmes on Saturday.

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangla Academy, Bangladesh National Museum, Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad and others arranged programmes marking the day.

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organised a cultural programme on its premises at 7:30pm. Artistes of BSA staged a dance drama titled Muktir Mahakhyan, which was directed by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy director general Liaquat Ali Lucky and jointly choreographed by Shamim Ara Nipa, Amit Chowdhury, Mehraj Haque Tushar, Saiful Islam Evan, Ariful Islam Arnab and Masrur Rahman.

Bangla Academy organised a programme at Poet Shamsur Rahman Seminar Hall at 11:00am.

Bangla Academy director general Habibullah Siraji delivered the welcome speech and freedom fighter Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir Bir Pratik presented the keynote speech at the programme, which was presided over by the academy’s president Professor Shamsuzzaman Khan.

Bangledesh National Museum organised an exhibition featuring photos portraying the tumultuous days of the War of Independence at its Nalini Kanta Bhattasali Gallery. Bangladesh National Museum’s director general Khondoker Mostafizur Rahman inaugurated the exhibition.

Liberation War Museum organised a programme in hybrid format at its auditorium at 5:00pm. The event featured a memorial lecture and discussion. It was streamed live on the Facebook page of the museum.

Sheikh Mujib’s birth centenary celebration national implementation committee in association with Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad organised a recitation programme at Shikha Chirantan of Suhrawardy Udyan at 4:00pm. The event was also streamed live on the Facebook page of Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad.

Besides, Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad organised an online recitation programme, which was streamed live on its Facebook page.

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