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...

Mujibism: An Outline of National Liberty & Mirror of A Humanitarian Society

Bangladesh achieved its much-awaited independence on December 16, 1971, after a nine-month Liberation War under the leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The seven-crore Bengali people finally got free from discrimination, exploitation and repression of the Pakistani with the abolition of nearly two-decade-long slavery. But there was ...

Month of Independence Begins

The fiery March, month of independence, began today giving a heartbreaking reminder to the genocide that the Pakistani occupation forces carried out in the country from March to mid-December in 1971. The month of March is very significant in the country’s history as Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared the count...

NY Times Special: He Tells Full Story of Arrest and Detention

The following article was published in the New York Times on 18th January 1972.  Sydney H. Schanberg: He kissed his weeping wife and children good-bye, telling them what they knew too well—that he might never return. Then the West Pakistani soldiers prodded him down the stairs, hitting him from behind with their rifle butts. He reac...

Mujib’s 6 point program: Foundation of our independence and emergence of Bangabandhu

Barrister Imtiaz Uddin Ahmad Asif: The six point program or demand headed by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a call for “maximum autonomy” for the people of the then East Pakistan with his underlying objective of making a sovereign state for the Bangalees. Widely regarded as the “charter of freedom” for Bangladesh’s stru...

10th January: Liberator Came Home

The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returned to a freshly liberated and sovereign Bangladesh 47 years ago today, on January 10, 1972, after spending nine and a half months in a Pakistani jail. Bangabandhu had been captured by Pakistani forces on the night of March 25, 1971 at the onset of Operation Searchlight in an attem...

Historic 7 March Speech: Context and Significance

49 years ago, Bangabandhu gave the finest speech of his life at the erstwhile historic Race Course Maydan. Disregarding the intimidation and threats of the Pakistani Army's tanks, guns and machineguns, and in the presence of a million audience, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared in a booming voice: "This time, the struggle is for our lib...

HPM Sheikh Hasina Attends Bangabandhu's 98th Birth Anniversary and National Children's Day 2018 Ceremony at Tungipara

HPM Sheikh Hasina Attends Bangabandhu's 98th Birth Anniversary and National Children's Day 2018 Ceremony at Tungipara