Sheikh Hasina's homecoming and resurrection of democracy

Sheikh Wali Asif: Bangladesh's political discourse, 17 May 1981, is popularly known as "Hasina's homecoming day". The homecoming of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was not only the individual return of Bangabandhu's daughter but also the return of democracy and the spirit of the liberation that had been halted after the brutal killing of the fathe...

Returned home to bring smile on people's faces: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated that she returned home with only a goal to bring smiles on the faces of the country's people. "I returned home to bring smiles on the people's faces, because, it was my father's (Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman) dream," she said. The premier made this remark while speaking at...

17 May, 1981: Homecoming of Sheikh Hasina, the Daughter of Democracy

  17 May, 1981… Sheikh Hasina, daughter of Bangabandhu, the Father of the Nation was returning to her beloved homeland. The sky was overcast since the morning. Within the minutes of the aircraft touching the land wet with her father’s blood, there was a heavy downpour, as if the nature too was with her, the daughter of the soil, sharing he...

I had to defy all the odds to return home: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh has established itself as a developing country, defying numerous challenges and obstacles both from home and abroad. “We’ve got established ourselves as a developing country. We’ve reached here overcoming so many hurdles both from home and abroad,” she said on Monday. The...

Our Apa, Our Belief

Professor Dr Mamun Al Mahtab (Shwapnil): Over the years it has been my unique opportunity, despite being a doctor, to come in contact with eminent intellectuals and knowing them closely going beyond my profession. This has been possible due to my affiliation with different civil society organizations like ‘Sampritee Bangladesh’ and...