Dhaka University (DU) will celebrate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day-2020 on March 17 with due honour.
University authorities have chalked out various programmes, including a discussion meeting and special prayers, on the occasion, said a DU press release on Sunday.
Senate and syndicate members, deans, provosts, proctors, chairpersons of departments, directors of institutes and office heads will gather at the DU vice-chancellor’s residence at 7am and start for the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 to place wreaths at the portrait of the architect of independence.
A discussion meeting will be held at the altar of Memory Eternal of the university where VC Prof Akhtarruzzaman preside over the function.
The national anthem will be sung by the students of Music department and 100 balloons will be released.
At the end of the programme, a 100-pound cake will be cut.
Special prayers will be held at all mosques after Zohr prayers on the campus and sweats will be distributed among resident students of the university.