The Genesis of yet another Grim Battle

Sharif Shahab Uddin: Bangladesh has been fighting a grim battle for its survival since the history’s barbaric brutality that took place on the 15th of August, 1975 when Bangabandhu was assassinated along with most of the members of his family by the forces defeated in the War of Liberation. Once in a century a man is born with great hero...

Ziaur Rahman tried to take back Bangladesh to Pakistani era: speakers at Webinar

Speakers at the Awami League’s webinar today said Ziaur Rahman wanted to take back independent Bangladesh to Pakistani era after the heinous killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Terming the assassination of Bangabandhu on August 15, 1975 as most dreadful one in the history of Bangladesh, the speakers said Ban...

Bangabandhu’s Assassination: Making History Straight

Professor Dr. Mamun Al Mahtab (Shwapnil): On one of the rare instances as I was sitting in the office of the Secretary to the Hon’ble President at Bangabhaban sometime last year, my attention was drawn to the honour list proudly displaying the names of the Principal Secretaries and Secretaries to the Hon’ble President of the country...

August 15 and the Reign of Impunity

Dr Munaz Ahmed Noor: 15th August, the saddest day in national history. The assassination of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in which not only Bangabandhu but most members of his family and close relatives including women and children were killed, is a singularly dark episode, very distinct from the uprisings and kill...

Victims of 15th August 1975 massacre

Victims of 15th August 1975 massacre

Bangabandhu started rebuilding Bangladesh facing numerous challenges

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman started rebuilding the war-ravaged Bangladesh immediately after his return home from the Pakistan’s jail and successfully overcame the challenges that were deep-rooted into both economic and non-economic sectors of the newly independent country. According to some major publications an...

Zia was made president because of his role in 1975: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangabandhu’s daughter who survived the massacre of Aug 15, 1975, believes Zia was made president later because of his ‘direct involvement’ in the assassination of the nation’s founding father. “I don’t remember any month when Major Zia and his wife did not come to our house. Was...

Bangladesh mourns the Father of the Nation

Bangladesh is observing National Mourning Day commemorating the assassination of its independence architect Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Wednesday. The Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujib, then President of the new republic, was killed along with most members of the family on Aug 15, 1975 by a group of disgruntled army officers at his Dha...

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