The Proclamation of Independence, Mujibnagar Bangladesh

The Proclamation of Independence, Mujibnagar Bangladesh

The Proclamation of Independence

The Proclamation of Independence

Historical 7th March Speech of Bangabandhu

My dear brothers….. I have come before you today with a heavy heart. All of you know how hard we have tried. But it is a matter of sadness that the streets of Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Rangpur and Rajshahi are today being spattered with the blood of my brothers, and the cry we hear from the Bengali people is a cry for freedom a cry for...

Historic 7 March Speech: Context and Significance

48 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...

Bangabandhu’s homecoming day: “A journey from Darkness to Light”

Liberty was in the air. The chant of “Joy Bangla”, in bold voices, reverberated at Tejgaon old airport and its surrounding areas on a chilly afternoon of January 10, 1972. Minutes after the daybreak, emotion choked tens of thousands of newly freed Bangalees of his Bangladesh gathered there, even after knowing that the Father of the ...

Our light in the deep dark

Syed Badrul Ahsan: There was integrity about him. There was in him the committed soul of a socialist. In him lived and breathed a leader in the real sense of the term, for he was mild in manner, humble in his attitude and firm in his views. Had he not been around in 1971, in the absence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, history would be dif...

Bangladesh will remain a country of freedom fighters, not the war criminals: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the countrymen to stay alert against anti-liberation forces' return to power so Bangladesh remained as the country of freedom fighters.  "We got independence of the country in exchange for blood of three million martyrs . . . this independence must not go in vain," she told a discussion on the occasio...

Bangladesh's graduation to developing country is a befitting response to critics: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh's graduation to a developing country is a slap to those who forecast that Bangladesh will be a bottomless basket after independence. "A quarter during the Liberation War asked what the country will achieve after being independent and said it will be a bottomless basket. I think the Bangalees can give...

Speech of 7 March is a political grammar: Swadesh Roy

Very few leaders in the world get a towering historical moment in his political carrier. On the contrary a few leaders in the world can create themselves a towering historical moment in his political lifespan. In our sub-continent Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the only leader who created that enormous political situation and gave a speech...

Bangladesh celebrates 46th anniversary of victory

The nation is celebrating the 46th anniversary of victory today marking the most precious day when the country won against Pakistani occupation forces after nine-month-long bloodstained War of Liberation.

HPM Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to martyrs of Liberation War

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the War of Liberation by placing wreaths at the National Memorial here this morning, marking the 47th Victory Day. After placing the wreaths, the premier stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memories of the martyrs of the Great War of L...

Government to provide allowance to Liberation War veteran Armed Forces members

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced that the government would provide allowance from January next to the members of different forces who took part in the Liberation War. "We've taken a decision to give allowance from January 2018 to those who fought for the country's independence from different forces including the armed forces, Police, ...

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