The year 2020-2021 has been declared as the Mujib Borsho by the government of Bangladesh marking the centennial birth anniversary of the father of the nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Mujib Borsho is being celebrated from march 17, 2020. The celebration will end on March 26, 2021. The Father of the Nation and the undisputed leader Bangabandhu was born on 17 March 1920 at Tungipara, Gopalganj. Again, on March 26, 2021, Bangladesh will mark the the half- centenary of its independence. The announcement of Mujib Borsho is specially important as the role of Bangabandhu in achieving the the independence of Bangladesh is undeniable. The celebrations began with fireworks at different venues across the country, at 8:00pm to mark the mement when Bangabandhu was born. The inaugural ceremony titled “Muktir Mohanayak” was aired on all TV channels of Bangladesh. Opening the show, 100 children sang the National Antem and Dhonno Mujib Dhonno, a song dedicated to the Father of the Nation. Later, 100 renowned Bangladeshi singers performed the theme song of of “Mujib Borsho” along with Bangabandhu’s youngest daughter Sheikh Rehana. She also gave a short speech on the occasion. Then she recited a poem titled “Baba” written by her elder sister Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Along with Bangladesh, the Mujib Borsho is being celebrated globally with the initiative of UNESCO. The government had chalked out various programmes to be observed throughout the year. However, the programmes have been rescheduled following the detection of coronavirus in Bangladesh and will end on December 16, 2021.