Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who is named the daddy of the nation in Bangladesh, was born on March 17, 1920.
“My heartfelt homage to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a champion of human rights and freedom, on his birth anniversary,” Modi tweeted.
My heartfelt homage to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a champion of human rights and freedom, on his beginning anni… https://t.co/r7Zc6DGa4d
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1615954123000
“He is a hero for all Indians too. It will be my honour to visit Bangladesh later this month for the historic #MujibBorsho celebrations,” he mentioned.
Prime Minister Modi will go to Bangladesh on March 26 and 27, his first go to to a international nation because the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Also addressed as ‘Bangabandhu’ or buddy of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rehman’s birthday is widely known as Children’s Day within the neighbouring nation.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) made an announcement on Tuesday on Modi’s go to to the neighbouring nation following an invite from Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
“This visit is in connection with the commemoration of three epochal events — Mujib Borsho, the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman; 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic ties between India and Bangladesh; and 50 years of Bangladesh’s war of liberation,” it mentioned.
Modi had final visited Bangladesh in 2015.
(With inputs from PTI)