A smartly turned out contingent drawn from the three services gave a state salute on the occasion, while bugle played the last post.
Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, cabinet members, Awami League senior leaders, chiefs of the three services, senior civil and military officials were present at that time.
The Prime Minister then offered Fateha and munajat seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of the Father of the Nation, Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib and other martyrs of August 15, 1975 massacre.
Prayers were also offered seeking continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation.
Later, flanked by Awami League senior leaders, Sheikh Hasina, also the ruling party’s President, placed another wreath at the mazar of Bangabandhu on behalf of the party.
Speaker Chaudhury and Chief Whip Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury also paid homage to the Father of the Nation by placing wreaths at his mazar separately.
Leaders of different associate bodies of Awami League also placed wreaths.
The Prime Minister, along with cabinet members and party leaders joined a milad and dua mahfil on the mazar premises marking the National Mourning Day, organised by the Cabinet Division and Gopalganj district administration.
Earlier, Sheikh Hasina arrived in Tungipara, the ancestral home of Bangabandhu, by a helicopter after placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu at Dhanmondi 32 in Dhaka as part of the national programme marking the National Mourning Day.