Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday paid rich tributes to the martyred intellectuals
and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the Martyred Intellectuals Day.
She first paid homage to the martyred intellectuals by laying a wreath at the Martyred Intellectuals Memorial at Mirpur here.
After placing the wreath, the premier stood in solemn silence for some time to show profound respect to the martyred intellectuals.
A smartly-turned-out contingent of the Bangladesh Armed Forces gave a state salute while the bugle played the last post at that time.
Later, flanked by party leaders, Sheikh Hasina, also the President of Awami League placed another wreath at the Martyred Intellectuals Memorial as the chief of her party.
The prime minister also exchanged pleasantries with the family members of the Martyred intellectuals here.
Then, she went to Dhanmondi Road No 32 in the capital and laid a wreath at the portrait of the Father of the Nation in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum there to pay homage to the architect of the Independence Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
After placing the wreath, she stood in solemn silence for some time to show profound respect to the great leader of Bangladesh.