National Mourning Day observed at IUB
On August 15, 2021, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) observed 47th martyrdom anniversary of the great architect of independence, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. During the day, various programs were taken to observe the National Mourning Day with due dignity and solemnity.
As part of the program, the national flag was hoisted at half-mast at the university premises. Besides, special Dua Mahfil was organized at IUB's own campus seeking peace and forgiveness of the departed souls of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa and all the martyrs of 15th August. Members of the Faculty and Admin and students attended the event.
Successively, food-distribution program was held and lunch boxes were distributed among the local destitute people.
Afterwards, a delegation of the University led by IUB’s Pro- Vice Chancellor (Acting VC) Prof. Niaz Ahmed Khan, PhD, IUB laid a floral wreath at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum, Dhanmondi 32.
IUB's Division of Student Affairs (DoSA) organized the overall event.