26th March is the Independence Day of Bangladesh. This day is called “Shadhinota Dibosh” in Bangladesh. “Shadhinota” means “Independence” and “Dibosh” means “Day”. Independence Day of Bangladesh is one of the most remarkable and memorable days for Bangladeshi nation.
When is the Independence Day of Bangladesh 2014?
Independence Day of Bangladesh 2014 will be observed on the Wednesday, 26th March of 2014.
Independence Day of Bangladesh is always celebrated in 26th day of March.
Why Independence Day is Important in Bangladesh?
Independence Day of Bangladesh is important because on late hour of 25th March of 1971 Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman gave declaration of independence against Pakistan. On 26th March of 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh was started.
During Liberation War of Bangladesh 3millions of innocent civilians were killed and after nine month civil war Bangladesh got its separate identity with independence. That is why Independence Day holds importance in Bangladesh.
How Independence Day is observed in Bangladesh?
Independence Day is a public holiday in Bangladesh. Every street, shop or house decorates with National Flag of Bangladesh. Celebrations of Independence Day start with the parade and 32 gun salute. President, Prime Minister and Opposition Leader of Bangladesh pay their respect in the national memorial of Bangladesh called Jatio Sriti Shoudh in Savar, Dhaka. After that the national memorial opens to all public to pay their respect. People of Bangladesh pay their respect with flowers.
Many public and private organizations arrange special programs on this day like political speeches, concerts, fairs. These programs mainly concentrate on tradition and history of Bangladesh. TV and radio channel broadcast special programs and patriotic song and print media publishes special supplements with speeches of Prime Minister and President of Bangladesh on Independence Day.
26th March, Independence Day of Bangladesh is one of the most important days of Bangladesh. This day is observed every year with great solemnity throughout the country. People of Bangladesh remember the martyrs of Liberation War on Independence Day and pay honor and respect to them.