Our Bangabandhu moments . . .

Syed Badrul Ahsan: There are the Bangabandhu moments that are part of Bangladesh’s history. As we recall the Father of the Nation on the anniversary of his assassination forty six years ago, we remember too some of the defining moments in his career. He was only 55 when his life was brought to a brutal end, but in that brief span of exist...

Rise of Political Awareness in Young Mujib

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was very keen to know about everything and fond of studying a lot. His father used to buy a lot of books and he used to read out history, geography, English, Bangla, religion, science, literature, the stories about legends and the repression committed by the British regime to Mujib. According to his daughter Sheikh Rehana,...

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman: Mujib Bhai to Bangabandhu

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman: Mujib Bhai to Bangabandhu

Bangabandhu: The portrait of a visionary leader

Professor Dr M Shahinoor Rahman: Bangabandhu or the Father of the Nation—by whatever name we call him, his humongous inspirational appearance occupies the lane of our memory whenever we tend to think about anything in the context of Bangladesh. Bangabandhu did not become the Father of the Nation in a single moment or a day. Moreover, you ...

Sheikh Hasina: Reflections of a citizen

Syed Badrul Ahsan The first time many of us came to know of Sheikh Hasina was on the day after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was freed from the Agartala Case and was released, along with his co-accused, unconditionally. On 23 February 1969, the Karachi-based newspaper Dawn carried a front-page picture of her hugging her father in what was c...