Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) celebrated the country's 46 independence & National day on March 26, 2017 Sunday 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 in front of the Liberation War Sculpture of KUET ‘Durbar Bangla’ at 09:30 AM on behalf of the University. Later, Teachers Association, Director (Students’ Welfare), Officers Association, Provosts and students of different Halls, Chattra Leage, 3rd Class Karmachari Samiti, 4th Class Karmachari Samiti, Masterroll Karmachary Samity, Bangabandhu Karmachari Parishad, Khulna Engineering University School, Unmesh Govt. Primary School & other organizations of KUET placed floral wreaths at the memorial.
At 10 AM a drawing competition for children was held at the university auditorium. VC of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir awarded prizes among the winners of drawing competition as the Chief Guest.
A charity cricket match between Teachers and Students of KUET was also held at the play ground at 10.30 AM. At 5 PM film screening of liberation war affairs held at the university auditorium. 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. Later, at 07.00 PM discussion meeting & cultural programmes related to independence day was held at the auditorium.