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Bangabandhu's Homecoming Day observed

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Chittagong Bureau :
Chittagong City, North and South district units of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) and its front organisations celebrated the Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a befitting manner on Wednesday .
Chittagong city, north and south district units  AL chalked out elaborate programmes including placing of wreaths at Bangabandhu's portraits at all party offices, holding of discussions, milad and doa mahfils.  Leaders of different political parties including AL and Chhatra League brought out colourful rallies, placed wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation at the city AL office at Darul Fazal market in the city and arranged discussion on Bangabandhu.  AL leaders joined a discussion on city's central Shahid Minar Premises this afternoon. Acting AL president of Chittagong city Mahtab Uddin Chowdhury presided over the function while city Mayor and General Secretary of city AL AJM Nasir Uddin addressed it as the guest.
AL leaders-- Khurshed Alam Sujan, Advocate Iftekher Saimul Chowdhury and Noman Al Mahmud- were present, among others, on the occasion.
Mahtab Uddin Chowdhury said the independence of Bangladesh would have not got perfection if Bangabandhu had not returned home from Pakistani jail.
Different units of Bangladesh Chhatra League brought out several processions in different areas of the city to mark the day.
Chittagong north and south districts Awami League also organised separate discussions at their respective party offices in the city this evening.
The AL leaders also placed wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation at their respective party offices led by their presidents Nurul Alam Chowdhury and Muslem Uddin Ahmed.  
On the Day (January 10) in 1972, Bangabandhu returned to an Independent country after nine and a half months of captivity in the Pakistani jail which later appeared to be crucial in the subsequent political history of Bangladesh and re-established the spirit and norms of the Liberation War in the country.

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