Tungipara, Gopalganj: State minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid yesterday paid rich tribute to Fa-ther of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his mausoleum at Tungipara in Gopalganj.
After laying the wreath, the state minister stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of the Father of the Nation.
Later, he offered munajat seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Bangabandhu and other martyrs who had to embrace martyrdom on the fateful August 15, 1975.
A special prayer was offered seeking longevity of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her family members.
The state minister signed the visitors’ book at the Tungipara Mausoleum Complex.
Md Azharul Islam, deputy director of local government department of the district office, Municipal Mayor Sheikh Tozammel Haque Tutul, among others, were present.