Independence Day celebrations start in Barisal todayOur Correspondent . Barisal
A set of three-day-long programmes is going to be launched in the Barisal city today, marking 41st anniversary of independence.
The celebrations will include, dance, drama, songs, candlelit vigil, processions, bare-foot march towards ‘mass-killing ground’ and laying wreaths at the Liberation War Memorial.
Barisal Sangskritik Sangathan Samannay Parishad, an alliance of 26 cultural organisations, is holding the programmes at the Barisal Central Shaheed Minar, with a slogan for speedy trial of war crimes and rejection of anti-independence forces.
The parishad president Nazrul Islam Chunnu said that the programmes would be held to pay tribute to martyrs and freedom fighters.
The Barisal Reporters Unity will also hold a discussion and painting contest for children and juveniles on March 26.
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