While creating an apprehension of nationalism, a possible participation of approximately 3 lakh people will celebrate the 43rd Independence Day of Bangladesh singing the national anthem of Bangladesh.
Minister of Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor, MP announced that the event titled “Lakho Konthe Shonar Bangla” will be held on March 26, 2014 at the National Parade Square.
The minister stated this announcement in an event held at the NationalShilpakalaAcademy today. Minister of Information Hasanul Haq Inu, MP; Secretary of Ministry of Cultural Affairs Dr. Ranjit Kumar Biswas, ndc; Principal Staff Officer of Armed Forces Division Lieutenant General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, ndc, psc; GOC of 9th Division Major Gen. Chowdhury Hasan Sarwardy, Bir Bikram, NDC, PSC; Major General Ashraf Abdullah Yusuf, NDC, PSC Adjutant General Army HQ and Chief Coordinator of AFD Commodore Kazi Emdadul Haque DG, CMR, AFD were also present at the event. Other senior military and civil dignitaries were also present at the occasion.
Ministry of Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh government will play the key role as the initiator of “Lakho Konthe Shonar Bangla” with overall cooperation of Bangladesh Armed Forces Division. Masses of lakhs will gather at the National Parade Square on the Independence Day to mark this event a success. A possible participation of approximately 3 lakh people will create a new official world record.
Apart from the announcement, the official logo of “Lakho Konthe Shonar Bangla” was also unveiled at the press conference. Honorable Minister of cultural affairs Asaduzzaman Noor, MP and Principal Staff Officer of Armed Forces Division unveiled the logo. A special website on the initiative was also launched at this event which can be visited at www.lakhokonthe.com
In this regard, Asaduzzaman Noor stated, “The main objective of this event is to celebrate our Independence Day in an innovative manner. We believe that a new found apprehension of nationalism will help to create a new world record.”
During the press conference, Lieutenant General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, ndc, psc assured all possible assistance from the armed forces to make this event successful. He also mentioned the involvement of the armed forces in the event along with other details to organize this mega event.
Students from schools, colleges and universities, members of the armed forces along with people from all walks of life will sing the national anthem in this event to be held on March 26, 2014.