Independence Day (Bangladesh)

  • independence day
    flag of bangladesh (1971).svg
    the first flag of the independent bangladesh, which was subsequently replaced by the current version.
    official nameindependence day of bangladesh
    observed bybangladesh
    typenational holiday
    celebrationsflag hoisting, parades, award ceremonies, singing patriotic songs and the national anthem, speeches by the president and prime minister, entertainment and cultural programs.
    date26 march
    frequencyannual
    national martyrs’ memorial at savar, a tribute to the martyrs of the bangladesh independence war

    the independence day of bangladesh (bengali: স্বাধীনতা দিবস shadhinôta dibôs), taking place on 26 march, is a national holiday. it commemorates the country's declaration of independence from pakistan in the early hours of 26 march 1971 by the leader of the nation sheikh mujibur rahman.

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Independence Day
Flag of Bangladesh (1971).svg
The first flag of the independent Bangladesh, which was subsequently replaced by the current version.
Official nameIndependence Day of Bangladesh
Observed byBangladesh
TypeNational holiday
CelebrationsFlag hoisting, parades, award ceremonies, singing patriotic songs and the national anthem, speeches by the President and Prime Minister, entertainment and cultural programs.
Date26 March
FrequencyAnnual
National Martyrs’ Memorial at Savar, a tribute to the martyrs of the Bangladesh Independence War

The Independence Day of Bangladesh (Bengali: স্বাধীনতা দিবস Shadhinôta Dibôs), taking place on 26 March, is a national holiday. It commemorates the country's declaration of independence from Pakistan in the early hours of 26 March 1971 by the leader of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

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