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Why is the 7th March Speech very significant? Why did military-undemocratic rulers ban it for 21 years?

Awami League Chief Sheikh Mujibur Rahman gave the final directions for the Liberation War through his historic speech at a huge rally on March 7 at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka. Following his direction, the Bengali nation started taking control of administration from the Pakistanis and preparing for the Liberation War. Then as soon as the Pakistani...

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...

Sheikh Hasina's Poverty Alleviation Model: Landless people are self-reliant, helpless people standing upright in prosperous Bangladesh

She has witnessed everything about Bangladesh – from its birth to its establishment as a middle-income country. In the journey of advancement of war-torn Bangladesh since its independence, the country experienced attacks on the national flag by old vulture enemies and also the endless joy of mass people for exercising their voting rights. ...

Digital Bangladesh: From Fiery March to the World’s Wonder

Who could have ever thought that Bangladesh would share the realm in the space from the state of the bottomless basket? But it is now the reality that our Bangabandhu Satellite-1 is orbiting the earth as the 57th country in the world. It has made things possible to extend internet and satellite facilities, telemedicine, e-learning, e-banking and...

Historic 7 March Speech: Context and Significance

51 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...