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Chattogram ready to pay tribute to Martyred Intellectuals

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BSS, Chattogram :
Different political, socio-cultural organisations and educational institutions will observe the Martyred Intellectuals Day here today.
On the occasion, the organisations will pay rich tribute to the martyrs with conveying sympathy to members of bereaved families.
Different political parties, socio-cultural and professional organizations will arrange discussions, cultural functions and Milad Mahfils marking the day.
Chattogram City Awami League will hoist black flags and keep the national and party flags at half-mast at its Darulfazal Market Central Office at dawn.
To observe the mournful day, multifarious programmes have been chalked out. The programmes included placing wreaths on the altar at the central Shaheed Minar, photo exhibition, public gathering, discussion meeting and candle lighting on mass graves throughout the day.
Chattogram city unit Awami League will also place wreaths at local Shaheed Minar in the morning and arrange a meeting at party office Darul Fazal Market to mark the day.
Local unit of Workers Party of Bangladesh will arrange different programme including candle lighting programme at Shaheed Minar with placing wreaths onthe memorial plaque.
National flags will hoist half-mast at all public offices and important institutions. Chattogram centres of Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar will air special programmes while local dailies will publish special articles highlighting the significance of the day.
Chattogram north and south district chapters of Awami League, BNP city Unit, Bangladesher Communist Party, Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal, Bangabandhu  Samaj Kallayan Parishad and Bangladesh Islamic Front will arrange various programmes including presenting garlands at Shaheed Minar, holding discussions, cultural functions and Milad Mahfils to observe the day.
Chattogram Union of Journalists (CUJ) and Chattogram Press Club (CPC) leaders will also place wreaths at Shaheed Minar at one minute past of zero hours to night.
Chattogram District Administration, Chattogram District Shilpakala Academy and Shisu academy will organise a discussion, essay competition in front of Shihsu Academy tomorrow.
Meanwhile, different educational institutions including Chattogram University (CU), Chattogram University of Engineering and Technology (CUET), University of Science and Technology in Chattogram (USTC) have set elaborate daylong programmes including placing wreaths at Shaheed Minar, discussion, Milad Mahfil and probhat ferry.
CU VC Iftekher Uddin Chowdhury along with other teachers, officers and students will place wreaths at Shaheed Minar in the early hours.

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