Spirit of Liberation War & New Generation

Hiren Pandit: The war of liberation was a war to free the Bengali nation from the shackles of exploitation. The spirit of the liberation war is the name of a nation's dream. The dream inspired the nation to establish a sovereign state and united the Bengali nation in establishing a democratic and non-exploitative society. The liberation war of...

Awami League should be strengthened to uphold Liberation War spirit: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the AL should be strengthened to uphold the Liberation War spirit as sustaining this spirit is a must to take Bangladesh to a dignified position. He said this while addressing a discussion marking the 18th anniversary of Bangabandhu Adarsho Forum joining it virtually from his official res...

Six Point: The stepping stone of Liberation Movement

Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque and Dr. M. Abul Kashem Mozumder: Six-point movement was the stepping stone of the war of liberation the basis of which was Bengali nationalism. The movement was closely connected with the development of Bengali nationalism. The response from the common people to six-point demand was spontaneous. Continuous exploitation...

March 25: Pakistan army on a killing mission

Fifty years ago on 25 March 1971, all hopes for a political solution to the crisis in Pakistan lay in ruins. A day earlier, on 24 March, sensing the sinister intentions of the Yahya Khan junta, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had instructed his aides to propose to the regime that a wholesale transformation now needed to be brought into the con...

10 January 1972: Liberator Reunites with His People

Liberty was in the air. The chant of “Joy Bangla”, in bold voices, reverberated at Tejgaon old airport and its surrounding areas on a chilly afternoon of January 10, 1972. Minutes after the daybreak, emotion choked tens of thousands of newly freed Bangalees of his Bangladesh gathered there, even after knowing that the Father of the ...

In December, we paint the skies with Joi Bangla colours

Syed Badrul Ahsan: It is December once again. It is once more the season when we travel back in time to recall the triumph we came by in an epic war for national freedom. In December we recall the sacrifices of three million of our compatriots; we remember the support of our friends across our frontier and further beyond; we recreate in this mo...

Unforgettable Heroes of Bangladesh

Following the address of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, innumerable people from all walks of life – farmers, labourers, students and common people joined the Liberation War of Bangladesh. One by one other fearless fighter from the army, navy and air-force joined the war. Their endless courage and intellectual f...

Thoughts on the month of March

- Professor Mamun Al Mahtab (Shwapnil) With a nation celebrating thirteen festivities in twelve months, it is a mathematical reality that every month of the year means something special to the Bangladeshis and Bengalis as a whole. March of all is perhaps special, as there are several dates in March bearing extra significance to this nation. Mar...

The Proclamation of Independence

The Proclamation of Independence, Mujibnagar Bangladesh

The Proclamation of Independence

The Proclamation of Independence

Our light in the deep dark

Syed Badrul Ahsan: There was integrity about him. There was in him the committed soul of a socialist. In him lived and breathed a leader in the real sense of the term, for he was mild in manner, humble in his attitude and firm in his views. Had he not been around in 1971, in the absence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, history would be dif...

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...

Bangladesh's graduation to developing country is a befitting response to critics: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh's graduation to a developing country is a slap to those who forecast that Bangladesh will be a bottomless basket after independence. "A quarter during the Liberation War asked what the country will achieve after being independent and said it will be a bottomless basket. I think the Bangalees can give...

Speech of 7 March is a political grammar: Swadesh Roy

Very few leaders in the world get a towering historical moment in his political carrier. On the contrary a few leaders in the world can create themselves a towering historical moment in his political lifespan. In our sub-continent Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the only leader who created that enormous political situation and gave a speech...

Bangladesh celebrates 46th anniversary of victory

The nation is celebrating the 46th anniversary of victory today marking the most precious day when the country won against Pakistani occupation forces after nine-month-long bloodstained War of Liberation.

HPM Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to martyrs of Liberation War

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the War of Liberation by placing wreaths at the National Memorial here this morning, marking the 47th Victory Day. After placing the wreaths, the premier stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memories of the martyrs of the Great War of L...

Government to provide allowance to Liberation War veteran Armed Forces members

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced that the government would provide allowance from January next to the members of different forces who took part in the Liberation War. "We've taken a decision to give allowance from January 2018 to those who fought for the country's independence from different forces including the armed forces, Police, ...