Martyrs of 15th August 1975

On August 15, 1975, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the undisputed leader of Bangladesh's struggle for freedom, was killed along with his family. 34 years after the murder, the murder case was settled. Apart from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangmata Begum Faziltunnesa Mujib, 26 other people including their family members and relatives were kill...

Dhanmondi 32, Bangabandhu and our history

Syed Badrul Ahsan: It is a place suffused in history. It is the embodiment of national history. The home of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi 32 was in the 1960s and till the mid-1970s a proper centre of Bengali nationalistic aspirations. Today it is a hallowed spot, testimony to the supreme struggle and equally supreme sacrifices...

Framework ready for a commission to unearth the plotters of 1975 massacre

A framework has been prepared for forming a commission to unearth the plotters of the August 15, 1975 carnage that saw the brutal assassination of the nation’s founding father Bangabandhu and most of his family members, said Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq. “The commission will start working by the end of ...

Sheikh Kamal a Talented and Energetic Patriot

Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, was born on August 5, 1949 in Tungipara village of Gopalganj district. Today is his 74th birth anniversary. Sheikh Kamal was the second of five siblings. He received matriculation from Shaheen School, intermediate from...