August 21 grenade attack was observed here with due solemnity and respect on August 21.
Awami League and its front organisations chalked out an elaborate programme to mark the day. The programme included procession and discussion meeting.
A huge procession participated by leaders and activists of AL paraded the main streets of the town. The procession was followed by a discussion meeting held at Super Market area in the town. Town AL President Advocate Abdul Matin presided over the meeting, while district AL president Md. Mohiuddin attended as chief guest.
Speakers at the meeting recalled the horrid memories of those who were killed in the cowardice attack on August 21, 2004. The speakers paid homage to those who were killed in the attack and raised the demand for exemplary punishment to the perpetrators.