16 December Victory Day: Minds Without Fear, Heads Held High

Today is National Victory Day. The 51st anniversary of victory was earned through the sacrifice of enormous bloodshed. The day of the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent sovereign state to this world. After a long 9 months of armed struggle, sacrificing a lot of lives and huge bloodshed, valiant Bengalis claimed victory on this very day. ...

December: Month of Victory

December is the month of victory. It is the month to remember the sacrifices of nation's bravest sons an daughters. It is the month to celebrate the victory achieved through sheer will and bravery against a horde of monsters from West Pakistan. The glorious symbol of independence gained in exchange for the lives of three million martyrs and two ...

December: Why does BNP hesitate to celebrate Bangladesh's victory?

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s magical and legendary leadership freed the Bengali nation from the shackles of repression and injustice through the Liberation War. He gave birth to Bangladesh as a heroic nation on the world map. But, BNP has been creating confusion and fear among ordinary people by regularly distorting the history of ...

Razakars directly helped Pakistanis carry out genocide and rapes

When the Pakistani military started the brutal genocide and rape of the Bengali nation in March 1971, a special force consisting of a handful of Bengalis was formed to assist them. The Ipkaf consisted of 13,000 members, mainly non-Bengalis living here, with General Jamshed as its head. Mujahid and Razakar forces were formed with local Bengali co...

Indira Gandhi travels the world to tell the truths of Liberation War

It was 1971. There was no Facebook, YouTube or any other social media like now. So, it was very difficult to get accurate information from outside about what was actually happening in Bengal. People from Europe, America and Africa got little information through a few international newspapers as it was difficult to broadcast the real news even on...

Jamaat tried to thwart Liberation War victory under Pakistanis directions

The victory of the Bengali nation was only a matter of time when the Liberation War was coming to an end. The Pakistanis hatched new conspiracies when worldwide public support grew for the Bengali nation due to the brutality and barbarism of the Pakistanis. They then choose some Jamaat leaders to join the UN session as the representatives of the...

1,500 troops from Allied forces died while supporting freedom fighters

The indomitable courage of our Bengalis and the blood of the freedom fighters wrote the history of the War of Independence of Bangladesh. Under the indomitable leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the heroic Bengali, with their long aspirations for freedom, finally achieved the great victory on December 16, 1971. As soon as Bangaband...

Why the barbaric plan to assassinate intellectuals and organized rape of Bengali women?

The Pakistani junta carried out brutal tortures on Bengali women for nine months since their heinous crackdown with heavy arms and tanks on the sleeping Bengali nation on the night of March 25, 1971. With the help of Razakar, Al-Badr and Al-Shams forces, they set up separate detention centres for women in each area. Pakistani vampires set the gr...

After rape, genocide and looting, Pakistani aggressors got involved in infighting

While the Bengali nation rejoices in victory from the beginning of December, the barbaric Pakistanis drown in the shame of defeat. But even after the defeat in the Liberation War in 1971, their brutality did not stop. The Pakistani juntas have yet to be civilized even after their unconditional surrender to the freedom fighters and Indian allied ...

Freedom fighters became indomitable after returning from training camps

The Bengali nation emerged as an independent nation-state with the birth of Bangladesh on December 16, 1971. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared independence at the very beginning of the Pakistani military’s brutal aggression on the night of March 25. Earlier, Bangabandhu prepared the whole nation for armed resistance through his di...

Bangamata's role helped us achieve victory in Liberation War 1971: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today revisited the history of country's protracted independence struggle extracting Bangamata Begum Fazilatun Nesa Mujib's key-shadow role particularly in major turning points like the six-point demand, Bangabandhu's conditional release issue and his March 7 speech. "The decisions of my mother on major political is...

How Bangabandhu’s Declaration of Independence Brings Victory

Why did the whole Bengali nation dare to fight with empty hands but with the spirit of nationalism against the Pakistani armed military junta? Why did they make their supreme sacrifices to liberate their motherland? It is only because they had their Supreme Leader who prepared and instructed the nation to achieve freedom by any means. It was the...

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. Bangabandhu was made the President, with the Commander-in-Chief of the War ...

When will UN recognise Bangladesh genocide?

The genocide of 1971 is well documented in various forms. The first detailed report of the atrocities was published by a well-known Pakistani journalist Anthony Mascarenhas in the UK's The Sunday Times, on June 13, 1971. Mascarenhas, who was among a group of journalists from West Pakistan invited by the government to write in support of the mili...

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...

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...

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...

'Genocide Watch' recognizes the Pakistan army's 1971 genocide in Bangladesh

Genocide Watch, a US-based organisation that campaigns against all forms of mass murder, has recognised as genocide the crimes committed by the Pakistani forces during Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971. “Genocide Watch recognizes the crimes committed by the Military Forces of Pakistan against the Bengali population in Bangladesh i...

Freedom from Slavery: A Story of War, Friendship & Liberation

As the Pakistani junta started a conspiracy to eliminate the Bengali nation soon after the landslide victory of the Awami League-led by Bangabandhu in the 1970’s general election, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman started preparing the nation for armed resistance. His call for non-cooperation deactivated the power of the Pakistani administ...