Modi praises Bangabandhu in tweet
Bangabandhu would be remembered for his courage and indelible contribution, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said in a tweet.
The tweet came hours before he delivered a speech via a video conference on the 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman today.
"Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is remembered for his courage and indelible contribution to Bangladesh's progress," the tweet reads.
Tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his birth anniversary. He is remembered for his courage and indelible contribution to Bangladesh's progress.
This evening, via video link, will address Bangabandhu's 100th Birth Anniversary celebrations being held in Bangladesh. pic.twitter.com/uqAxL0h4F6
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 17, 2020
Bangladesh is celebrating Bangabandhu's birth centenary or 'Mujib Borsho', excluding public gatherings in the face of coronavirus outbreak.
The changes in plans led to cancellation of Modi's Dhaka visit on the occasion.