Independence Day of Bangladesh

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The first flag of an Independent Bangladesh with the country map that does not exist anymore.

The Independence Day of Bangladesh on 26 March is a national holiday. It is for the country's declaration of independence from Pakistan. The day is a memorial to the deaths of thousands of civilians who died in the Bangladesh Liberation War.

On Independence Day there are parades, political speeches, fairs, concerts, and ceremonies. TV and radio stations broadcast special programs and patriotic songs. Generally a thirty one gun salute is done in the morning. The main streets are decorated with national flags. We observe the day with due respect.All the people of Bangladesh eagerly wait for this day.The day has great importance to the people of Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a country of solmnity and unity.On the occasion of Independence Day the whole country is seemed a fastive look.All the govt. offices were decorated with colourful lightings.(Edited By- Rafiqul Islam , Comilla. Ph- 01919 870 352)