Different organizations, including Khulna District Administration, in Khulna observed the 51st Independence Day pledging to establish a non-communal prosperous and developed Bangladesh with the spirit of Liberation War.
Khulna District administration observed elaborate programmes marking the day. The Independence Day has begun with heralding of a 31-gun salute at dawn on the Khulna Metropolitan Police Line premises.
National flags were hoisted atop all public and private buildings at dawn and floral wreaths were placed by the people of all walks of life at the Gallyamary martyrdom memorial on the day. Khulna City and District Muktijoddha (Freedom Fighters) Command Council, Khulna City Corporation Mayor (KCC) Talukder Abdul Khaleque, Khulna Divisional Commissioner.