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Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho (National Martyrs' Memorial), Savar
Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
Admire Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho (National Martyrs' Memorial) and enjoy the atmosphere it provides in combination with the gardens around it. This national monument commemorates the sacrifice of all the people who gave their lives to bring independence as well as separation from Pakistan. Architect Syed Mainul Hossain designed the 46 m (150 ft) tall monument, with its construction completed in 1982. The composition of seven triangle concrete structures, the history behind the monument, and its symbolic value make this attraction special. Put Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho (National Martyrs' Memorial) and other Savar attractions into our Savar itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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The War of Liberation began on 26 March 1971 and ends in victory on 16 Dec 1971. Jatiyo Smriti Soudho is the national martyr monument of Bangladesh. It is the symbol of the freedom fighters who sacrif... read more »
It was really wonderful of visiting our national memorial..it's also a mega infrastructure for Bangladesh..
I had the privilege of seeing this landmark at dusk. The guards were kind enough to let us in at closing to take photos and look around. The area is very peaceful and visually stunning. This landmark ... read more »
Sheikh Salah Uddin Noor
This is the place where there are many graves of the honorable martyred (শহীদ) who gave their laves for the sake of liberation of our country. The monument includes so many premises but the main part is the monument itself. There are 7 Pillars. It was designed by Syed Mainul Hossain.
Jatiyo Smriti Soudho (Bengali: জাতীয় স্মৃতি সৌধ Jatio Sriti Shoudho) or National Martyrs' Memorial is the national monument of Bangladesh is the symbol in the memory of the valour and the sacrifice of all those who gave their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, which brought independence and separated Bangladesh from Pakistan. The monument is located in Savar, about 35 km north-west of the capital, Dhaka. It was designed by Syed Mainul Hossain.
Ai jaiga onek sundor
Lutfar Rahman Lipon
Our national pride of Bangladesh. Independence Day of Bangladesh or Victory Day of Bangladesh. The first flag of an Independent Bangladesh with the country map that does not exist anymore. The Independence Day of Bangladesh on 26 March is a national holiday. It is for the country's declaration of independence from Pakistan. On the night of 25th March 1971, Pakistani Army brutally committed genocide on unarmed civilian Bengalis in the name of "Operation Searchlight". On the 26th of March, Bangladesh's independence from Pakistan was declared by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the nine month long bloody liberation war was commenced. The day is a memorial to the deaths of millions of civilians and valiant freedom fighters who died in the Bangladesh Liberation War. On Independence Day there are parades, political speeches, fairs, concerts, and ceremonies. TV and radio stations broadcast special programs and patriotic songs. Generally a thirty one gun salute is done in the morning. The main streets are decorated with national flags. We observe the day with due respect. All the people of Bangladesh eagerly wait for this day.The day has great importance to the people of Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a country of solemnity and unity. On the occasion of Independence Day the whole country wears festive colors. All the govt. offices are decorated with colourful lightings. Background: Bangladesh is a newborn independent country. We had to undergo a world of pangs and sufferings under the barbaric dominations of the different autorotation of Great Britain as colonial state for long190 years. Then we had to suffer under the domination of the barbarize rulers of West Pakistan for about 25years. A mountain high disparity was created by them in the different spheres of national life. They made us crippled economically, politically and culturally. Their atrocities surpassed all the humanitarian limits. But our undaunted leaders and freedom-loving people did not let the matter go unchallenged. They rose up with great determination and started vigorous movement against them. A lot of blood was shed in different movements. At last, the war of liberation was waged on the midnight of March 25 1971. The war continued for long nine months. More than 30 lacks of people sacrificed their valuable lives for the cause of freedom. This blood-shed of our heroic people did not go in vain. A proverb also goes, ‘there is a silver lining even in the darkest of clouds’. Justice triumphed in the long run. The pakistani occupation forces surrendered unconditionally to the allied forces on december 16, 1971. This victory confirmed the birth of Bangladesh on the world map. However, March 26 victory confirmed the birth of Bangladesh on the world map. However, March 26 is our independence day because on this day in 1971, the Independence Day was declared. We celebrate this day every year with great honor and solemnity.
Jatiyo Smriti Showdho
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