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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.

10th day of April, 1971: The Proclamation Of Independence

On this day of April 10th 1971, the first government of Bangladesh was formed. It was formed on the basis of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's declaration of independence on March 26 and election verdict of 1970 and was sworn in on April 16, 1971.

How democracy in Bangladesh went ahead braving hurdles from fundamentalists and autocrats

The Awami League played a crucial role in leading the liberation struggle and War of Independence of Bangladesh and has since been dedicated to establishing a humane social order. The party strives to uphold democracy and ensure the basic rights, safety, and progress of all Bengali citizens. Throughout Bangladesh's history, the Awami League has...

Operation Searchlight on March 25, 1971: Pakistani forces initiated one of the deadliest genocide on Bangalees of East Pakistan

Bangladesh is observing ‘Genocide Day’ today commemorating brutalities of the Pakistan army during Operation Searchlight, launched on the night of March 25 in 1971, as a last resort to try and suppress the will of the people of what would become, in less than nine months, an independent Bangladesh. On the Black Night of March 25 in ...

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...