Dhaka, Mar.7 (ANI): The ruling Awami League is currently holding a mass rally in Dhaka’s Suhrawardi Udyan marking the historic March 7.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is the president of Awami League, has already joined the rally and is expected to address the same later, reports Daily Star.
Many Awami League leaders, including Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya and Dr. Dipu Moni, have already addressed the rally.
On this day in 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in his fiery speech called on the freedom-loving Bengalis to wage a decisive struggle against the Pakistani rulers.
The watershed speech touched every Bengali heart across the then East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, and mobilised the whole nation to prepare for the ultimate sacrifice they made in the Liberation War. (ANI)