Political Significance of the Return of the Radiant Star

10 January 1972 is a red-letter day in the history of Bangladesh as Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the undisputed leader of the nation and supreme leader of the war of liberation, returned to consecrated soil of the country after years of imprisonment in Pakistani jail via London and New Delhi. Prior to his return to Bangladesh, he had been ...

Bangladesh will follow the directives of Bangabandhu's 10 January speech: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the country will be undoubtedly run following the directives and guidelines of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman that he had given through his ideological speech on the historic homecoming day. "Father of the Nation delivered his policy-making speech and issued directives on his ...

Bangabandhu’s Homecoming & Rise of Bengali Nation - An Integral Part of History

It was December 16 in 1971 when the Liberation War was over with the surrender of the Pakistani barbaric junta. The red-green flag filled the sky of Bengal. The Bengali nation, on one side, mourned the deaths of near and dear ones, on the other hand, was overwhelmed with the joy of freedom from chains. But yet, everyone was waiting for someone e...

Agartala case: Evidence of Bangabandhu's armed struggle for independence

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman emerged as the spokesperson and sole leader of the Bengali nation after he announced the historic 'Six Point' Programme as the General Secretary of the Awami League in 1966. Then, being elected party president in the March council, Bangabandhu continued to drum up support across the country to build public opini...

Bangabandhu's Golden Bengal: My Village My Town

Hiren Pandit: The New Year 2022 started with the commitment to implement the goal of sustainable development with Leave NO One Behind. Multiple mega projects will be inaugurated this year. The construction work of 10 mega projects and 100 economic zones including the Padma Multipurpose Bridge is going on at a fast pace. These 10 mega projects w...

Pakistani attempt to kill Bangabandhu in prison even after Bangladesh’s independence

After a long nine-month bloody war against the Pakistani barbaric junta, the Bengali nation achieved its much-desired victory on December 16, 1971. The whole country got decorated with it red-green flags in the air everywhere. But there were the piles of the bodies of three hundred thousand martyrs and the sufferings of more than four lakh tortu...

Wish my father could see Bangladesh now: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Sheikh Hasina has said she learned from her father- Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman-how to empathise with the deprived, the disadvantaged, and how to dream of building a prosperous future for them. "He (Bangabandhu) dreamt about creating a Sonar Bangla, or Golden Bengal, as our land was known in ancient times. He envision...

Bangabandhu built the foundations of Bangladesh- Sheikh Hasina taking it forward

Bangabandhu built the foundations of Bangladesh- Sheikh Hasina taking it forward

Bangladesh Never Defeat to Evil Forces

Hiren Pandit: Bangladesh has proved it time and time again. The state's economy, health, and development crises can also be overcome. But if you lose the custom and values, can you turn around again? If Bangladesh deviates from the custom and values, then our independence will be meaningless. We will lose and defeat. Are we also burning in the ...

Father-Daughter Chemistry in Bangladesh's Development

Pranab Kumar Panday: Bangabandhu was characteristically a strong leader. From a very young age, he was a follower of truth and determined to fight lies. When he was in school at a young age, he once confronted the district education officer and argued about the students' interests. We witnessed his protesting character at different times in his...

Sheikh Hasina Materialising Bangabandhu’s Dream

Hiren Pandit: Bangladesh is celebrating the golden jubilee of her independence. The War of Liberation of 1971 is a glorious chapter in the thousand-year history of the Bengali nation. Our freedom was attained through the nine months of the war in 1971 and with the sacrifice of the fresh blood of 3 million martyrs and the disgrace of two lakh wo...

Bangla in UNGA: Continuation of legacy from father to daughter

September 25 is a glorious day in the history of the Bengali nation and the Bangla language as Bangabandhu addressed the UN General Assembly in Bangla for the first time on the day in 1974. Terming the day significant, prime minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Saturday shared a video of Bangabandhu’s UNGA speech, the ...

Sheikh Hasina: The Pioneer of Progress

The greatest Bengali, who led the nation for freedom from the thousand-years-chain of subordination, was none but Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He finally declared independence on March 26 in 1971, following the two-long decades of struggles for freedom. The Bengali nation leapt into the war at the risk of their lives. The whole 55,000 squa...

A brief history of Bangladesh through Sheikh Rehana’s eyes

Tonmoy Ahmed: As she turns 66 on Monday, Sheikh Rehana looks back at a life with a Shakespearian ending: “All’s Well That Ends Well.” When her father the great Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was gunned down with almost the whole family, the teenage Rehana wished she had died. “How could I live with so much pain!&rdq...

Gratitude to Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh

M Nazrul Islam: When I arrived in Europe in political exile more than three decades ago, I felt quite isolated. In the early days in a new country that would be considered normal. But my emptiness was accentuated when I saw many people like me searching for their country's identity. When I would come across new people on the streets they wanted...

Bangabandhu's Brutal Assassination Stigmatized the Nation

Hiren Pandit: There was a conspiracy against him, Bangabandhu knew it. But the people of the country are conspiring to assassinate him-it seems Bangabandhu could not have imagined. At the Commonwealth Summit in Jamaica, the then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, stood up where Bangabandhu was sitting and said, 'Sheikh Saheb, we have alarm...

Discussion program "Love, Peace & Freedom: The philosophy of Bangabandhu" to celebrate the journey of Bangladesh

A unique discussion program "Love, Peace & Freedom; The Philosophy of Bangabandhu" is going to be held on Bangabandhu's odyssey towards the independence of Bangladesh. The program would usher a rare opportunity, especially for the digital generation, to travel the pathway of Bangabandhu’s journey towards our liberation war and nat...

Media Friendly Bangabandhu

Hiren Pandit: Bangabandhu was born in a remote river-shaded village of Tungipara in Gopalganj. He was the main attraction of the Bengali nation since 1947. The history of the liberation of the Bengali nation has revolved around him. The communication strategy has played an important role in the way in which the young Sheikh Mujib Mujibur Rahman...

Bangabandhu’s inclusive approach might have resulted in a better status and quality of financial inclusion

Dr. Shah Md Ahsan Habib: 'Financial Inclusion' is a crucial prerequisite for 'Inclusive Development'. In recent years, Mobile financial services (MFS) have made a significant impact on increasing the number of banking users Specifically, MFS facilitated by Bkash, Rocket, Nagad have been playing remarkable roles in promoting payment inclusion. ...

Bangabandhu: Oratory on Olympian heights

Syed Badrul Ahsan: Oratory was one of the finest traits in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Few have been the men, the figures who have earned places in the historical pantheon, who have equalled his ability to move the masses with the power of words. And for Bangabandhu, the power of words came on the sure strength of logic, in his belief th...