Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) celebrated the Victory Day on December 16, 2011 Friday by paying 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.
Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, placed floral wreaths on Gollamary Memorial Monument at 15 December, 12:01 am. on behalf of the University. Later, Director (Students’ Welfare) Prof. Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder, KUET Teachers Association, Provosts of different Hall, KUET Officers Association, KUET Kormochari Samity, KUET Kormochary Leage & other organizations of KUET placed floral wreath at the memorial.
The authorities of Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) took elaborate programmes to observe the day in a befitting manner. The national flag flew in front of all important buildings including the Vice-Chancellor’s office at 6:30 a.m. Later at 9:30 a.m. a drawing competition for children was held at the university auditorium. The Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor of KUET Dr. Muhammed Alamgir awarded prizes among the winners as the Chief Guest. A charity cricket match between Officers and Staff of KUET played at the play ground at 3:00 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. Cultural programmes related to Victory Day also held at the in front of auditorium at 7:00 p.m.
KUET Teachers Association also brought out different programmes related to Victory Day on 16 December to celebrate the day.