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Sheikh Hasina: Daughter of Democracy and Herald of Change

She gave the nation a new vision – Vision 2021, transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country. She gave Bangladeshis the dream of Digital Bangladesh- an IT-based country. Four decades into independence, she has brought solace for 3 million martyrs and their families by initiating the much-awaited war crimes trial. Prime Minister Sh...

Mujibnagar Government: First Milestone of 'Bangladesh'

April 17, Mujibnagar Day. On this day in 1971, the Mujibnagar government was formed by the elected leaders of Bangladesh as the rightful constitutional, logical, and realistic step forward towards the full realization of our dream of an independent country of our own. The observance of Mujibnagar Day in a befitting manner now warrants a special...

10th day of April, 1971: The Proclamation Of Independence

THE PROCLAMATION OF INDEPENDENCEMujibnagar, Bangladesh Dated 10th day of April, 1971 Whereas free elections were held in Bangladesh from 7th December, 1970 to 17th January, 1971, to elect representatives for the purpose of framing a constitution, AND Whereas at these elections the people of Bangladesh elected 167 out of 169 representativ...

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...