Bangladesh High Commission in Brunei celebrates the 48th independence and national day of Bangladesh with due solemnity and dignity.
The clock struck 8:00am. In sync, students, government employees and politicians across the country stood up, faced the national flag and started singing the national anthem -- Amar Sonar Bangla Ami Tomay Bhalobashi -- in chorus. Their voices were filled with emotions and their eyes showed an unquantifiable respect for the Liberation War martyrs.
The senior cricketers of Bangladesh cricket team paid their respects to the martyrs and freedom fighters over social media posts on Independence Day.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the country's children to get prepared to take the country forward in the future considering themselves as successors of a victorious nation.
With each passing day in March of 1971, Bengali disobedience grew and the people of East Pakistan eventually erupted. The spirit also touched the Bangalee expatriates living far away. London was one such place where the Bangalees took to the streets for an independent Bangladesh.