Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) celebrated the Victory Day on December 16, 2014 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.
Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir placed floral wreaths on Gollamary Memorial Monument at 16 December, 12:01 a.m. on behalf of the University. Later, Director (Students’ Welfare), Provosts of different Halls, Teachers Association, KUET Cattra League, Bangabandhu Karmochary Parishad & other organizations of KUET placed floral wreath at the memorial.
The national flag flew in the morning in front of all important buildings including the Vice-Chancellor’s office. Later at 09:00 a.m. a drawing competition for children was held at the university auditorium. A charity football match between Teachers and Students of KUET was also held at the play ground at 03:30 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. Cultural programmes related to Victory Day also held at the auditorium at 07:00 p.m.
At 06:30 p.m. a discussion meeting was also held at the University auditorium with In-Charg Director (Students’ Welfare) Dr. G.G. Md. Nawyaz Ali in the chair. Acting Vice-Chancellor (Routine Work) Prof. Dr.Shibendra Shekher Sikder was present there as the Chief Guest. Among others Provost of BSMR hall Dr. Soban Mia, Asstt. Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department Md. Helal-An-Nahiyan spoke in the meeting. The speakers called for an early trial of the war criminals and the killers of the intellectuals.