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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