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11th anniversary of BDR mutiny tragedy Tuesday

News Desk : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2020-02-24 10:01:25 PM     ||     Updated: 2020-02-25 11:35:18 AM

Bangladesh is set to observe the 11th anniversary of tragic BDR mutiny on Tuesday.
On February 25-26, 2009, a group of relegated members of the then Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) killed 74 people including 57 army officers at the Pilkhana headquarters of the paramilitary force.

Shariful Islam, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of BGB Headquarters, on Monday said, “On Tuesday, prayer will be held at Pilkhana seeking salvation of the departed souls of the Pilkhana tragedy martyrs.”

“The BGB will also organize Quran Khwani, doa and milad mahfil at all regions, sectors, institutions, and units including the Pilkhana headquarters,” he added.

The representatives of the president and prime minister, the home minister, chiefs of three armed forces will place floral wreaths at the Banani military graveyard around 9:00am on February 25.