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Sylhet afoot to celebrate Independence and National Day

12Sylhet district administration and City Corporation together with various political, social and cultural organizations and educational institutions including SUST chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the Independence and National Day here tomorrow with much enthusiasm and patriotic zeal.

The day’s programmes will begin with heralding of 31 gun salutes at Sylhet District administration hill and placing of floral wreath at the city’s Shaheed Miners at the zero hours.

The programmes are also included hoisting of national flag atop all government, semi-government, private and public buildings, institutions, reception to the FFs and screening of documentary films at different cinema halls and other open places.

A combined march-past of the police, ansar-VDP, fire service, BNCC, scouts, girl guides, jail guards and students of different educational institutions will be held at Sylhet stadium in the morning.

Divisional Commissioner Md. Shohidul Islam will take the salute from the march-past attending as chief guest.
In the noon, the valiant Freedom Fighters will be accorded reception at Kobi Nozrul Auditorium. Sports and discussion will be organized for the women at Shisu Academy premises in the afternoon.

At the district Shishu Academy, competition on arts, patriotic songs and poetry recitation has been arranged for the school and college students.

Improved diets will be served among the inmates of hospitals, Chittagong central jail, safe homes and orphans.
Special prayers will be arranged at the city’s mosques after zohr prayers and different other worships seeking divine blessings for peace and progress of the nation.

Besides, the entire city’s important visiting spots and places like SUST and Osmani Shishu Park will remain open for the visitors throughout the day.