prime minister sheikh hasina paid rich tributes to father of the nation bangabandhu sheikh mujibur rahman on tuesday morning by placing a wreath at his portrait in front of bangabandhu memorial museum at dhanmondi in the city on the occasion of the homecoming day of the great leader. after laying the wreath, the prime minister stood in solemn silense for some time as a mark of respect to the memory of bangabandhu, the architect of independense . flanked by central leaders of the party, sheikh hasina, also the president of bangladesh awami league (al), placed another wreath at the portrait of bangabandhu on behalf of her party. later, leaders of al's associate bodies including jubo league, chhatra league, sramik league, mohila awami league, sechchasebak league, jubo mohila league, krishak league and other socio-cultural organizations laid wreaths at the portrait of bangabandhu. on this day in 1972, father of the nation bangabandhu sheikh mujibur rahman returned to independent bangladesh after nine and a half months' of captivity in a pakistan jail. since then, the day is being observed by the nation as the homecoming day of bangabandhu.