Bangladesh celebrates Independence Day

  • The National Martyrs’ Memorial in Dhaka’s Savar is covered by flowers for the Liberation War martyrs on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    The National Martyrs’ Memorial in Dhaka’s Savar is covered by flowers for the Liberation War martyrs on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lay wreaths as a mark of tribute at the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar on Independence Day.

    President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lay wreaths as a mark of tribute at the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar on Independence Day.

  • Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh and leaders and activists from her party pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day.

    Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh and leaders and activists from her party pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day.

  • Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Jatiya Party Senior Co-Chairman Raushon Ershad and other leaders from her party pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Jatiya Party Senior Co-Chairman Raushon Ershad and other leaders from her party pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Newly elected DUCSU General Secretary Golam Rabbani and other members of the Bangladesh Chhatra League election panel pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Newly elected DUCSU General Secretary Golam Rabbani and other members of the Bangladesh Chhatra League election panel pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Newly elected DUCSU Vice President Nurul Huq Nur pays his respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Newly elected DUCSU Vice President Nurul Huq Nur pays his respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman pays his respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman pays his respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Jatiya Oikya Front chief and Gono Forum President Kamal Hossain presents flowers at the National Martyrs’ Monument alongside other party leaders on Independence Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Jatiya Oikya Front chief and Gono Forum President Kamal Hossain presents flowers at the National Martyrs’ Monument alongside other party leaders on Independence Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • BNP Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and party activists pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    BNP Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and party activists pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Students go to the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Students go to the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People with physical disabilities join a procession to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People with physical disabilities join a procession to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Children, accompanied by their parents and guardians, pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Children, accompanied by their parents and guardians, pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • BNP Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and party activists pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    BNP Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and party activists pay their respects at the National Martyrs’ Monument on Independence Day. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    A large crowd gathers to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War in honour of Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Students go to the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Students go to the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • Students go to the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    Students go to the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People with physical disabilities join a procession to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People with physical disabilities join a procession to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People with physical disabilities join a procession to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People with physical disabilities join a procession to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People with physical disabilities join a procession to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People with physical disabilities join a procession to pay tribute to martyrs of the Liberation War on Independence Day. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People from all walks of life, holding national flags, throng the National Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to Liberation War martyrs on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People from all walks of life, holding national flags, throng the National Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to Liberation War martyrs on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People from all walks of life, holding national flags, throng the National Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to Liberation War martyrs on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People from all walks of life, holding national flags, throng the National Memorial in Savar to pay tribute to Liberation War martyrs on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

  • People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

    People of all walks of life make their way to National Memorial at Savar to pay tribute to martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War on Independence Day on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove

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