Prime Minister Narendra Modi, soon after his arrival on a two day visit to Bangladesh visited the National Martyrs’ Memorial (JatiyoSritiShoudho), the National monument of Bangladesh.
He paid tributes to those who sacrificed their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. Prime Minister also planted sapling of Arjun tree at the memorial premises and signed the visitor’s book in the monument.
He wrote – “I pray that the eternal flame at Savar remains a lasting reminder of the noble victory of truth and courage over deceit and oppression.”
The monument is located in Savar, about 35 km north-west of Dhaka and was designed by Syed Mainul Hossain.