Freedom fighters liberated Melandaha upazila of of Jamalpur on December 8 in 1971, reports BSS.
Upazila administration and freedom fighters jointly observed the day in Melandaha upazila Saturday.
A rally was brought out from upazila parishad premises and paraded the main roads of the town this afternoon. After the rally, a discussion was held at upazila parishad auditorium with upazila nirbahi officer Tamim Al Yamin in the chair.
State Minister for Textile and Jute Mirza Azam was present at the meeting as the chief guest.
Freedom fighters Zahurul Haque Munsi (Bir Protik), Abdul Karim, Sujauddaula, SM Abdul Mannan and Syed Harun-Or-Rashid, and upazila parishad chairman AKM Habibur Rahman Chan and mayor of Melandaha municipality Shafik Zahedi Robin, among others, spoke at the meeting.