TCA Celebrates Independence Day
March 26, 2017
The Carter Academy (TCA) celebrated the 47th Independence and National Day on Sunday (March 26) with a fresh vow to root out militancy from the country. The day marks the beginning of the fight by Bengalis in erstwhile East Pakistan for freedom. On the occasion, TCA arranged a discussion meeting at the academy auditorium to paid tributes to the martyrs and veterans of the 1971 Liberation War and remembered the martyrs.
Professor Md. Ismail Topader, Principal of the academy presided over the programme while Senior Teacher Makhan Chandra Biswas acted as the anchor. The programme started with a recitation from the holy Quran by the class IX student Faysal Mahmud, and from the holy Gita by the class X student Saykat Debnath. Professor Topader, while delivering his address, recalled with profound respect the contribution of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the valiant freedom fighters and martyrs to the achievement of independence. Vice Principal Mohammad Nazrul Islam, Teacher Syed Pervez Kaiser, Khorshed Alam, student of class X Rabbani Sarker, class IX Sah Md. Al Adnan, and class VIII Mahinul Islam were spoke highlighting the significance and background of the day at the programme.
The second phase of the programme included a colourful cultural programme, which was an added attraction to the day. The performances of reciting poem by the student of class II Nazibah Ibnat Pranty, Rubaiya Islam Mimi, and class I Nusrat Jahan Sadia of MAF Primary School to the tune of patriotism enthralled the guests. Later, Senior Teacher Makhan Chandra Biswas, Teacher Syed Pervez Kaiser, Nayan Rani Barman, Accountant Abdul Alim, and class X student Tumpa Roy organised a musical programme. ‘Gano sangeet’ and patriotic songs aired from ‘Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra,’ during the Liberation War were performed at the programme. Faculty, administration members, Adjutant, students of TCA, teachers and students of MAF Primary School were present on the occasion.
Every year, March 26 brings the most tragic reminiscence of the history’s blackest episode that heralded a nine-month bloody ordeal from the night following March 25, 1971 in achieving the long-cherished independence on December 16, the same year at the cost of a sea of blood.
Mohammad Nazrul Islam, Vice Principal, TCA