50 years of victory

  • People from all walks of life gathered at the National Monument in Savar on Victory Day, Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to pay their respects to the brave martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    People from all walks of life gathered at the National Monument in Savar on Victory Day, Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to pay their respects to the brave martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Wreaths cover the altar of the National Memorial in Savar as people pay tribute to the martyrs on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Wreaths cover the altar of the National Memorial in Savar as people pay tribute to the martyrs on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Children arrive at the National Memorial to pay their respects to the martyrs on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Children arrive at the National Memorial to pay their respects to the martyrs on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Bangladeshis pay their respects to the brave martyrs of the Liberation War by laying flowers at the National Monument in Savar to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the nation’s victory in the Liberation War on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Bangladeshis pay their respects to the brave martyrs of the Liberation War by laying flowers at the National Monument in Savar to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the nation’s victory in the Liberation War on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Children arrive at the National Memorial to pay their respects to the martyrs on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Children arrive at the National Memorial to pay their respects to the martyrs on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Thousands of people gathered at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to pay their tribute to the valiant freedom fighters to mark 50 years since Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Thousands of people gathered at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to pay their tribute to the valiant freedom fighters to mark 50 years since Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Children arrive at the National Memorial to pay their respects to the martyrs on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Children arrive at the National Memorial to pay their respects to the martyrs on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Thousands of people stream into the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Thousands of people stream into the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Thousands of people gathered at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to pay their tribute to the valiant freedom fighters to mark 50 years since Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Thousands of people gathered at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to pay their tribute to the valiant freedom fighters to mark 50 years since Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • President Md Abdul Hamid lays flowers in front of the National Monument in Savar on the morning of Victory Day. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    President Md Abdul Hamid lays flowers in front of the National Monument in Savar on the morning of Victory Day. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to Liberation War martyrs at the National Monument in Savar on Victory Day. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to Liberation War martyrs at the National Monument in Savar on Victory Day. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War at the National Monument in Savar on Victory Day. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War at the National Monument in Savar on Victory Day. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • President Md Abdul Hamid signs the guest book after paying his respects at National Monument in Savar on the morning of Victory Day. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    President Md Abdul Hamid signs the guest book after paying his respects at National Monument in Savar on the morning of Victory Day. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina signs the guest book at the National Memorial in Savar on the morning of Victory Day on Thursday, Dec 16. Her younger sister, Bangabandhu’s younger daughter Sheikh Rehana, accompanied her. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina signs the guest book at the National Memorial in Savar on the morning of Victory Day on Thursday, Dec 16. Her younger sister, Bangabandhu’s younger daughter Sheikh Rehana, accompanied her. Photo: PMO

  • Awami League President Sheikh Hasina and senior leaders of the party pay their homage at the National Memorial in Savar on the morning of Victory Day on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Awami League President Sheikh Hasina and senior leaders of the party pay their homage at the National Memorial in Savar on the morning of Victory Day on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury pays her homage at the National Memorial in Savar marking the golden jubilee of Victory Day on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury pays her homage at the National Memorial in Savar marking the golden jubilee of Victory Day on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and senior BNP leaders pay their homage to the martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, marking the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and senior BNP leaders pay their homage to the martyrs at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, marking the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Numerous organisations pay their respects at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War of 1971. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Numerous organisations pay their respects at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War of 1971. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • People from all walks of life pay their respects at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, marking the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War of 1971. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    People from all walks of life pay their respects at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, marking the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War of 1971. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • People from all walks of life pay their respects at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, marking the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War of 1971. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    People from all walks of life pay their respects at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, marking the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War of 1971. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) pay their tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) pay their tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Numerous organisations pay their respects at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War of 1971. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Numerous organisations pay their respects at the National Memorial in Savar on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021, to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s victory in the Liberation War of 1971. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu