Daffodil International University paid glowing tributes to the country’s founding president and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking his 40th martyr-dom anniversary and National Mourning Day with due respect recalling the August 15, 1975 carnage, when Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was killed along with most of his family members. The national flag was hoisted at half-mast as the sun rises on August 15, 2015 at DIU main campus as well as permanent campus. To mark the occasion a discussion meeting followed by a prayer offered for eternal peace of Bangabandhu and his family members, who embraced martyr-dom on August 15, 1975 was offered today on August 16, 2015 seeking eternal peace of the departed souls at the Auditorium of Daffodil International University.
Mr. Nasir Uddin Yousuf Bachchu, President, Sammilito Sangskritik Jote and renowned Freedom Fighter in 1971 was present as the keynote speaker in the discussion session.
Prof Dr. Yousuf M. Islam, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University was the chief guest in the program while Emeritus Professor Dr. Aminul Islam and Emeritus Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman were present as the Guests of Honor.
Prof. Dr. M. Golam Rahamn, Pro-vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University presided over the program while Syed Mizanur Rahman Raju, Director (Student Affairs), conducted the program.
While Addressing Nasiruddin Yousuf Bachchu said, Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the greatest Bangali of all time, Founder of Independent Bangladesh and Father of the Nation is the symbol of unity. He urged the young generation to be resuscitated with the spirit of Liberation War and engage themselves to the task of materializing Bangabondhu’s dream of building a Golden Bengal turning into strength the grief of the great loss of the Father of the Nation.
The function was attended by all the Head of the Departments and Deans of different Faculties. A Large number of Faculty members, Officers, employees and students were present on the occasion. The members of All Star Daffodil performed in a short drama after the discussion meeting.