Mayor of Washington DC Muriel Bowser has declared March 26 as ‘Bangladesh Day’.
On this occasion, the mayor mentioned in the proclamation, ‘Bangladesh has celebrated the golden jubilee of independence and the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the same time. He congratulated the Government of Bangladesh and its citizens. A resolution has also been raised in the US House of Representatives.
Georgia, New Jersey, New Hampshire and New York State Parliaments and Governors have adopted a Declaration on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Independence and International Mother Language Day.