HPM Sheikh Hasina pays respect to Bangabandhu on Mujibnagar Day

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the historic Mujibnagar Day. The premier paid the homage by placing a wreath at Bangabandhu’s portrait in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the city this morning. After laying the wreath, t...

Mujibnagar: Our government, our history

Syed Badrul Ahsan: On 22 December 1971, the Mujibnagar government came home to a liberated Bangladesh. The homecoming was a fitting climax to a tortuous struggle for national liberty waged by the Mukti Bahini, indeed by an entire Bengali nation, in the nine months of a bitter war imposed on Bangladesh by Pakistan’s army of occupation. Th...

The Proclamation of Independence, Mujibnagar Bangladesh

The Proclamation of Independence, Mujibnagar Bangladesh

UN to raise 1971 Genocide issue in international forum

The United Nations (UN) will raise the issue of Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh in 1971 in the international forum, visiting UN Under Secretary-General and Special Advisor on Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng said on Sunday. “Though some countries may oppose, we will raise the issue of Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh during the liberat...

Crimson Dawn of Freedom: The Journey of a Red and Green Flag Begins

“This may be my last message. From today Bangladesh is independent. I call upon the people of Bangladesh, wherever they might be and with whatever you have, to resist the army of occupation to the last. Your fight must go on until the last soldier of the Pakistan occupation army is expelled from Bangladesh. Final victory is ours.” S...

March 25th: Darkest night in the history of Bangladesh

A black veil has just showed up over the history of mankind. It was the night of March 25, 1971. The roar of tanks broke the silence of the night. Millions of people in Bangladesh, then a province of Pakistan, woke up not to the chirping of birds but to the thudding sounds of bombs and bullets. That was the kickoff of one of the biggest genocide...

Bangabandhu, A Poet of Politics: Anwar A Khan

We recall with highest regards the stormy days of our life in the month of March, 1971. And 7 March, 1971 shall be considered as a turning point of our history. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made a historic speech on this day at a mammoth public gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan. He made a clarion call to his people in a thunderous voice: "Build...

The Voice That Still Resonates

The people of a green delta were with their utmost dedication to be named as an independent nation in the world. All that remained in their heart was soon to issue at lips. It was the afternoon of 7 March 1971 – the time a nation was to declare what it had to. And it was Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, undisputed leader of the Bangalee...

Historical 7th March Speech of Bangabandhu

My dear brothers….. I have come before you today with a heavy heart. All of you know how hard we have tried. But it is a matter of sadness that the streets of Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Rangpur and Rajshahi are today being spattered with the blood of my brothers, and the cry we hear from the Bengali people is a cry for freedom a cry for...

Historic 7 March Speech: Context and Significance

48 years ago, Bangabandhu gave the finest speech of his life at the erstwhile historic Race Course Maydan. Disregarding the intimidation and threats of the Pakistani Army's tanks, guns and machineguns, and in the presence of a million audience, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared in a booming voice: "This time, the struggle is for our lib...

Discussion Meeting on Genocide Day, 25 March 2018

Discussion Meeting on Genocide Day, 25 March 2018

Zia, Khaleda Zia pursued Pakistani agenda: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accused the post-1975 rulers of implementing the agenda of the then Pakistani junta to appease Islamabad. "They didn't want that the people of Bangladesh will get square meals, houses and pursue education . . . they were executing the agenda of the Pakistani occupation forces in different way," she told a discus...

Speech of 7 March is a political grammar: Swadesh Roy

Very few leaders in the world get a towering historical moment in his political carrier. On the contrary a few leaders in the world can create themselves a towering historical moment in his political lifespan. In our sub-continent Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the only leader who created that enormous political situation and gave a speech...

Bangladesh celebrates 46th anniversary of victory

The nation is celebrating the 46th anniversary of victory today marking the most precious day when the country won against Pakistani occupation forces after nine-month-long bloodstained War of Liberation.

HPM Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to martyrs of Liberation War

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the War of Liberation by placing wreaths at the National Memorial here this morning, marking the 47th Victory Day. After placing the wreaths, the premier stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memories of the martyrs of the Great War of L...

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