2018-03-25 06:16:47 BdST
National anthem to be sung simultaneously nationwide Monday
The government has taken a programme to sing the country's national anthem 'Amar Sonar Bangla' written by Rabindranath Tagore in correct form at 8am across the country and Bangladesh missions abroad on the Independence Day.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lead the nation to sing the national anthem at the main programme at 'Jatiya Shishu Kishore Samabesh' to be held at Bangabandhu National Stadium on March 26, said an official release.
It said the cabinet division has requested all to join the programme from their respective places of stay.
In this regard, an inter-ministerial meeting was held on Saturday at the cabinet division with Secretary of the Cabinet Division (Coordination and Reform) N.M Ziaul Alam in the chair. Representatives of different ministries and offices were present on the occasion.
Earlier, under the initiative of the Prime Minister's Office and supervision of Cabinet Division, competitions of singing national anthem in chorus at every educational institution across the country were held between January 20 and March 15.
Around 63 lakh students of primary, secondary and higher secondary and madrasah levels took part in the competitions.
The competition was held at national level on March 15.
The Prime Minister will hand over prizes among the winning teams at 'Jatiya Shishu Kishore Samabesh' at Bangabandhu National Stadium on March 26.
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