Bangladesh: Awami League's Glorious Achievement on its Journey so far

Bangladesh Awami League is the root of all achievements the country has – from the rise of nationalism among the people, mass movements against the thousand-years slavery with the spirit of the national slogan ‘Joy Bangla', to the people’s trust in boat symbol and the ultimate victory over colonial rule through nine months of Liberation War. The...

Six-Point Demand was "Magna Carta" for Bangladesh Independence: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the Six-Point Demand raised by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the "Magna Carta" of Bangalees as it had prepared the people for independence of the country. "The Six-Point Demand prepared the people fully for Independence and propelled them to the War of Liberation. Actually, it (Six-Point) was the ...

Six-point: “Charter of Freedom” for Bengalees: Sheikh Hasina

We observe June 7 as the Six-Point Day. The year 2020 has appeared as a unique year in the life of the Bengalees. This year is very important for us – meaning the people of Bangladesh. Massive programmes were undertaken to celebrate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Not only in Bangladesh, but t...

Six-Point Demands: Roadmap For Bangladesh’s Emancipation

On 7th June in 1966, the people of the then East Pakistan observed a general strike in the province in support of the Awami League's Six-Point demands of autonomy announced a few months earlier by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The strike, in the course of which a number of individuals were killed in police firing and a number of others were injured, w...

From Father to Daughter: The Story of Bangladesh's Surprising Rise in South Asia

The infrastructural and economic development of Bangladesh in the last era is a surprise to the whole world today. The UN resolution states: If this trend of development in Bangladesh continues, it will soon be enlisted as a developed country from a developing one. This change in Bangladesh compared to the South Asian countries is an unprecedent...

New generation is very much aware of the country's true history: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said repeated attempts were made to remove the name of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from history and thus the nation was deprived of knowing the real history since 1975. “But, it is not possible now as the new generation is very much aware of the country's true history," she sai...

Digital Bangladesh: How Bangabandhu’s state inspires Sheikh Hasina's long journey

The daughter of Bangabandhu has brought Bangladesh to the culmination that Bangabandhu dreamed of since independence. Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had struggled for liberation for almost two decades to fulfil his dream to build a poverty and hunger-free Golden Bengal. Sheikh Hasina, the eldest daughter of Bangabandhu, ...

Mujibnagar Government: First Milestone of 'Bangladesh'

April 17, Mujibnagar Day. On this day in 1971, the first Bangladesh government, widely known as the 'Mujibnagar government was formed by the elected leaders of Bangladesh as the rightful constitutional, logical, and realistic step forward toward the full realization of our dream of an independent country of our own. The observance of Mujibnagar...

Liberation war was inevitable

Hiren Pandit: If Bangabandhu had fled in this war to drive out the Pakistani aggressors in Bangladesh or had gone underground and tried to run the war like the communist revolutionaries, the military ruler of Pakistan would have had ample opportunity to prove him as a separatist. But after his country was occupied, Bangabandhu declared independe...

March 25th: Darkest night in the history of Bangladesh

A black veil has just showed up over the history of mankind. It was the night of March 25, 1971. The roar of tanks broke the silence of the night. Millions of people in Bangladesh, then a province of Pakistan, woke up not to the chirping of birds but to the thudding sounds of bombs and bullets. That was the kickoff of one of the biggest genocide...

Bangabandhu Hints Declaration of Independence by Hoisting Flag on March 23

According to the newspapers published on March 24, 1971, no Pakistani flag was seen anywhere except the President's Office, Governor's House and the cantonment under tight security on March 23. On Bangabandhu's orders, the flag of independent Bangla was officially hoisted at all government and non-government buildings and educational institution...

Declaration of Independence by Bangabandhu & Birth of Bangladesh

The landslide victory of the Awami League in the 1970 election accelerated the liberation struggle of the Bengali nation. On March 7, 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman gave the final instructions to prepare for the Liberation War at a public rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka. On March 23, he hoisted the map-emblazoned...

Bangabandhu: The man who mapped out our destiny

Shamsad Mortuza: The birth of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 17, 1920, was a momentous occasion that coincided with the changing contours of the subcontinent. Far away from the Great War, which unfurled a complex politics in colonial India and caused the waning of imperial enthusiasm, in a remote village called Tungipara in Gopalgan...

‘The steely resolve of my grandfather to build Sonar Bangla was passed down to my mother’: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has said the 102nd birthday of his grandfather - Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman - evokes his dream about Bangladesh, its people. "Let it resonate in every heart and get us closer to the realization of Vision 2041," Joy said in a Facebook post on his verified page toda...

HPM Sheikh Hasina Pays Tribute to Bangabandhu on His Birthday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, marking his 102nd birth anniversary and the National Children’s Day-2022. She paid homage by placing a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu, the greatest Bangalee of all times, in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmo...

Bangabandhu's Sacrifice for Freedom of Bengalis, the Heart-touching Childhood of His Children

His childhood was spent under the shade of green trees, enjoying the serene breezes from the rivers of the Madhumati and the Baigar. But while serving the country, he could not make the childhood of his children as fantastic as he had. He had to stay away from his family because of his imprisonment for the conspiracies from the Pakistani junta a...

March 7, 1971: Historical Events before Bangabandhu's Speech

Following the harshness of winter, spring brings fresh air to nature. Likewise, the month of March in 1971 came with a life-changing message for the Bengali nation. Dhaka got turbulent from the first day of that exceptional spring marked by blood from mass people. The administrative structure of Bangladesh started following the direct command of...

Historic March 7: Setting a nation on the march

Dr Shamsad Mortuza: It is common for modern-day leaders to use teleprompters, in which words are projected onto transparent beam-splitter mirrors, making their speeches appear impromptu and spontaneous. Bangabandhu, too, had a teleprompter, but his was made not of characters in pixels, but of the real-life characters sitting in front of him. Hi...

The Speech of March 7 was the Declaration of Independence

Hiren Pandit: March 7, 1971, was an unforgettable day in the thousand-year history of the Bengali nation. On March 7, 1971, Dhaka was the city of the slogan, which was heated by millions of people on foot. More than one million freedom-loving people are waiting in the sea of people on the racecourse ground. Just waiting for an announcement or a...

Joy Bangla: A Slogan-A Consciousness-An inspiration

Hiren Pandit: Joy Bangla’ made national slogan. Additionally, teachers and students have been instructed to use the slogan at the end of daily assemblies. The government issued a gazette declaring "Joy Bangla" as the national slogan of Bangladesh. 'Joy Bangla' shall be the national slogan of Bangladesh. People holding constitutional posts...