Bangladesh High Commission
New Delhi, India
March 25, 2019
Headline: BD ND mission observes Genocide Day
New Delhi, March 25: -Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi observed Genocide Day in a befitting manner.
A panel discussion, screening of a documentary on the 1971 Genocide by Pakistan Army and reading out messages from President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina were the highlights of the programme.
High Commissioner Syed Muazzem Ali called for the UN to declare March 25 as the Genocide Day. He recalled that three million innocent civilians were killed, 200,000 women raped and 10 million people were forced to leave their homes by the Pakistani troops during nine-month Bangladesh War of Liberation.
Moderated by Farid Hossain, Minister (Press) the panel discussion was participated by Durbar Ganguly, editor-in-chief of the Millennium Post newspaper and Mohua Chatterjee, Assist Political Editor of the Times of India.
The panelists said the perpetrators of the 1971 carnage should be tried on charges of crime against humanity.
Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem ali speaks on Genocide Day at Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi on 25 March 2019
A panel discussion on Genocide Day held by Bangladesh Mission in New Delhi on 25 March 2019