Declaration of Independence by Bangabandhu & Birth of Bangladesh

The landslide victory of the Awami League in the 1970 election accelerated the liberation struggle of the Bengali nation. On March 7, 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman gave the final instructions to prepare for the Liberation War at a public rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka. On March 23, he hoisted the map-emblazoned...

The Proclamation of Independence

The Chhatra Sangram Parishad read out the 'Declaration of Independence' in presence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at a rally at Paltan Maidan in Dhaka on March 3 in 1971. It specified the establishment of an independent and sovereign state called 'Bangladesh', setting three goals. The three goals are – the practice of the Bangla lan...

News of Bangabandhu's Proclamation of Independence in international media

News of Bangabandhu's Proclamation of Independence in international media

Declaration of Independence by Bangabandhu: The world stunned; Pakistani junta panic-stricken

It was a wartime period across the world. People in different parts of the world were struggling for freedom. The Communist people were revolting on one side, on the other side separatist groups were fighting in different countries. But the movement for freedom of the Bangali nation was quite different from those as we followed the democratic pa...

Bangabandhu and the declaration of independence

Introduction: The controversy over independence declaration The unhealthy controversy over the declaration of Bangladesh independence is still nagging the nation about four decades after the War of Independence in 1971. We have grown weary of listening to the parade of the same old debate on Mujib- Zia dichotomy, especially on the independence ...

Bangladesh will remain a country of freedom fighters, not the war criminals: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the countrymen to stay alert against anti-liberation forces' return to power so Bangladesh remained as the country of freedom fighters.  "We got independence of the country in exchange for blood of three million martyrs . . . this independence must not go in vain," she told a discussion on the occasio...