Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) celebrated the Victory Day on December 16, 2016 by paying utmost respect to the country’s most illustrious sons who were brutally killed by the Pakistani occupation forces and their collaborators in the nine-month bloody war with Pakistan in 1971. KUET took elaborate programmes to observe the day in a befitting manner.
On 16 December The national flag flew in front of all important buildings at early in the morning. At 9:30 pm “Gonosongit” held at the Premises of Liberation sculpture “Durbar Bangla” at Campus. At 10 pm Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir placed floral wreaths on Liberation Sculpture “Durbar Bangla” on behalf of the University. Later, KUET Teachers Association, Director (Students’ Welfare), KUET Officers Association, KUET Chattra League, Staff Association, Bangabandhu Karmachary Parishad, Tangail Association, Cattra Front & other organizations of KUET placed floral wreath at the memorial. at 10:30 pm a grand colorful Victory Procession “Bijoy Sovajatra” started and paraded the whole University campus, Fulbari Gate area led by the VC of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir. Later short film related to our Liberation War presented at the auditorium which is created by KUET Students.
Friendly football match between, Teacher and Student held on the play ground at 3:30 pm. After Asr prayer a milad-mahfil was arranged at the KUET central mosque to pray for the departed souls of the nation’s bravest sons. Discussion Meeting and Cultural programmes also held at the auditorium at the evening.
On 15 December, 16 at 3:30 pm a drawing competition for children was also held at the university auditorium to mark the Victory Day.