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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

10th January: Liberator Came Home

The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returned to a freshly liberated and sovereign Bangladesh 47 years ago today, on January 10, 1972, after spending nine and a half months in a Pakistani jail. Bangabandhu had been captured by Pakistani forces on the night of March 25, 1971 at the onset of Operation Searchlight in an attem...

Historic 7 March Speech: Context and Significance

49 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...

The birth of a history

Pranab Kumar Panday: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the nation of Bangladesh, was born on 17 March, 1920. This day is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh. The significance of Bangabandhu's birthday is immense in our history, as without his birth the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent state would not have been ...