The government has taken a program to sing the national anthem “Amar Sonar Bangla,” written by Rabindranath Tagore, in correct form at 8am on Monday across the country and Bangladesh missions abroad on the Independence Day on Monday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lead the nation to sing the national anthem at the main program at Jatiya Shishu Kishore Samabesh to be held at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka, said an official release.
It said the Cabinet Division has requested all to join the program from their respective places of stay.
In this regard, an inter-ministerial meeting was held on Saturday at the Cabinet Division with Cabinet Division Secretary (Coordination and Reform) NM Ziaul Alam in the chair. Representatives of different ministries and offices were also present.
Earlier, under the initiative of the Prime Minister's Office and supervision of Cabinet Division, competitions of singing national anthem in chorus at every educational institution across the country were held between January 20 and March 15.
Around 6.3 million students of primary, secondary and higher secondary and madrasa levels took part in the competitions.
The competition was held at national level on March 15.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over prizes among the winning teams at Jatiya Shishu Kishore Samabesh on Monday.