Jhenidah people place floral wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Mujib Chattar in Jhenidah. Photo: BP

Jhenidah free day from the clutch of occupying Pakistani forces and their collaborators was observed here on Thursday. Jhenidah district administration Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangshad Jhenidah district jointly organized the daylong programme to show respect tp the martyrs.
A discussion meeting was held at the Muktamanch at Jhenidah old collectorate building whre deputy commissioner Saroj Kumar Nath, deputy director of local government Saifur Rhman Khan, Jhenidah Sadar UNO Shammi Islam, ex commander of Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangshad Jhenidah district unit command Makbul Hossain among others spoke.
The speakers said, the heroic sons brought the control of the then sub division town Jhenidah with the assistance of the Alliance force of India on the day.
Kathan Sangskritk Sangshad brought out a rally from Jhenidah Government Keshab Chandra College. Principal Professor Dr. BM Rezaul Karim and Jhenidah district unit general secretary of the ruiling Awami League saidul Karim Mintu spoke.
The speakers said after the nine-month long armed fighting, the town was freed on December 6 of 1971. of Jhenidah.

Delwar Kabir, Jhenidah