Birth of a protagonist of historical transformation

Pranab Kumar Panday: 17th of March 1920 is a red-letter day in the history of Bangladesh as Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born in a respectable Muslim family at Tungipara village in Gopalganj district. Considering the significance of his birth in the context of the state formation, we can consider this day as one of the greatest moment....

My Grandfather, the Father of Bangladesh: Sajeeb Wazed

Sajeeb Wazed: As a child, I loved having breakfast with my grandfather. I insisted on eating whatever he ate exactly the way he ate it. My grandmother objected to this idolization only once when, as a joke, my grandfather allowed me to puff on one of his lighted pipes. Grandma got angry. He gave one of his famous, big laughs as I coughed my lit...

HPM Sheikh Hasina pays homage to Bangabandhu on his birth centenary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman heralding the yearlong birth centenary celebrations of the great leader.The premier paid the homage by placing a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum on the historic 32 Dhanmondi Road here this ...

Bangabandhu: Minstrel singing through time’s passages

Syed Badrul Ahsan: As a man, what concerns mankind concerns me. As a Bengalee, I am deeply involved in all that concerns Bengalees. This abiding involvement is born of and nourished by love, enduring love, which gives meaning to my politics and my very being'- Unfinished Memoirs, 3 May 1973His courage of conviction is what we remember on the ce...

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman: The Father of The Nation

1920 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born on 17 march 1920, in Tungipara village under the then Gopalganj subdivision (at present district) of Faridpur district. He was the third child among four daughters and two sons of Sheikh Lutfar Rahman and Sayera Khatun. His parents used to call him Khoka. He spent his childhood in Tungipara. 1927 At the age...

Life and Struggle of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Life and Struggle of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman: The Father of The Nation

1920 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born on 17 march 1920, in Tungipara village under the then Gopalganj subdivision (at present district) of Faridpur district. He was the third child among four daughters and two sons of Sheikh Lutfar Rahman and Sayera Khatun. His parents used to call him Khoka. He spent his childhood in Tungipara. 1927 At the age...

Bangabandhu: From the earth to the stars

P R Biswas: Most of the global leaders were influenced by their mothers. In the life of US President Franklin D Roosevelt, his mother helped him to take crucial decisions. But Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's early life was influenced by his father, whose two traits of character he regarded as exemplary: honesty and fore...

An album on the poet of politics

Shah Husain Imam: My first impression of Bangabandhu dates back to around the mid-sixties. A helicopter service had been in operation between Dhaka and Faridpur for a couple of years by then. A corner of the Tejgaon Airport was designated as a heliport. I had just disembarked from a helicopter arriving at Dhaka from Faridpur. As I was approachi...

99th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu

Anwar A Khan: As long as Padma, Meghna, Gouri, Jamuna flows on,Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, your accomplishments will also live on. -Anandashankar Ray Today (17th March) is Bangabandhu's 99th Birthday. He was born on 17th March 1920 in the village Tungipara under the Gopalganj Sub-division (currently District). He is the preeminent Bengali of a thou...

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