Bangabandhu Sambad Kendra Inaugurated By Bangladesh I & B Minister
♦ The Kolkata Press Club hosted the launch of the Bangabandhu Sambad Kendra.
♦ It was dedicated to the anniversary of Bangladesh’s golden jubilee of independence and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary.
♦ The Kendra’s inauguration commemorates the efforts of Kolkata Press Club journalists to Bangladesh’s independence fight.
♦ Five journalists were honored during the inaugural event.
♦ Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a politician, statesman, and Bangladesh’s Founding Father.
♦ He served as Bangladesh’s first president. From 1971 till his killing in 1975, he was Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
♦ The people of Bangladesh refer to him as “Bangabandhu.”
♦ Every year on March 26, Bangladesh celebrates its independence. Bangladesh’s proclamation of independence from Pakistan on March 26, 1971, is commemorated on this day.
♦ In 2017, Google published a doodle marking Bangladesh’s Independence Day on its homepage.
♦ Bangladesh will celebrate its Golden Jubilee of Independence in 2021.
♦ On the eve of Bangladesh’s Independence Day, honor is given to Bangladeshi citizens or organizations. It is a yearly prize that was founded in 1977.