Bangabandhu: A world statesman

Uday Sankar Das: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding father of Bangladesh, was on the global political and diplomatic stage for less than four years after leading his country to independence but in that short period between mid-January, 1972 and mid-August, 1975, his great statesmanship, insight and valour enabled Bangladesh to be f...

Evil forces defeated in Liberation War didn’t stop conspiring: Sajeeb Wazed

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's grandson Sajeeb Wazed Joy today (August 15, 2022) said, "Conspiracies of the evil forces defeated in the Liberation War did not stop. To avenge the defeat, they have hatched one plot after another." "On August 15, 1975, some misguided members of the army were used by the conspirators to make one of the most h...

Childhood of Sheikh Mujib: A boy loved by everyone becomes the Architect of the Nation

The celebration was in the air in a quiet and remote village of Tungipara 100 years ago. The water of the nearby Madhumoti river was flowing with murmuring tunes, and the birds of the greenery lands added a tune to make the event more melodious. Festivities were in every house of the village as all the villagers were celebrating the event with s...

Bangabandhu’s Commitment to People’s Rights and Democracy

It took thousands of years for the Bengali nation to attain the right to express likes and dislikes and exercise their due rights. The Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman became the torchbearer to guide the nation to realize their rights and achieve their long-cherished freedom. And the Liberator of the Nation did not stop there. Rather h...

Bangabandhu’s commitment to people’s rights and democracy

Aleem Haider: It took thousands of years for the Bengali nation to attain the rights to express their likes and dislikes and to exercise their rights. The Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman became the torchbearer, guiding the nation to realise their rights and achieve the long-cherished freedom. He did not stop there. He brought the fru...

Bangabandhu’s declaration of independence and birth of Bangladesh

Tonmoy Ahmed: Why did the unarmed Bengali nation dare fighting with nothing but the spirit of nationalism against the Pakistani military junta? Why did they make supreme sacrifices to liberate their motherland? It is only because they had their supreme leader who prepared and exhorted the nation to achieve freedom by any means. It was the decla...

Bangabandhu, the Pioneer of Socialist Democracy

Aleem Haider: The history of the Bengali nation is the history of being exploited and repressed by colonial invasion. Whatever the regimes came, the poor and common people had nothing to expect. Much of the resources were looted and smuggled to other regions and only a few gained. The common people of the Bengali nation continued to be oppresse...

Bangladesh: Awami League's Glorious Achievement on its Journey so far

Bangladesh Awami League is the root of all achievements the country has – from the rise of nationalism among the people, mass movements against the thousand-years slavery with the spirit of the national slogan ‘Joy Bangla', to the people’s trust in boat symbol and the ultimate victory over colonial rule through nine months of Liberation War. The...

Six-Point Demand was "Magna Carta" for Bangladesh Independence: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the Six-Point Demand raised by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the "Magna Carta" of Bangalees as it had prepared the people for independence of the country. "The Six-Point Demand prepared the people fully for Independence and propelled them to the War of Liberation. Actually, it (Six-Point) was the ...

Six-point: “Charter of Freedom” for Bengalees: Sheikh Hasina

We observe June 7 as the Six-Point Day. The year 2020 has appeared as a unique year in the life of the Bengalees. This year is very important for us – meaning the people of Bangladesh. Massive programmes were undertaken to celebrate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Not only in Bangladesh, but t...

Six-Point Demands: Roadmap For Bangladesh’s Emancipation

On 7th June in 1966, the people of the then East Pakistan observed a general strike in the province in support of the Awami League's Six-Point demands of autonomy announced a few months earlier by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The strike, in the course of which a number of individuals were killed in police firing and a number of others were injured, w...

From Father to Daughter: The Story of Bangladesh's Surprising Rise in South Asia

The infrastructural and economic development of Bangladesh in the last era is a surprise to the whole world today. The UN resolution states: If this trend of development in Bangladesh continues, it will soon be enlisted as a developed country from a developing one. This change in Bangladesh compared to the South Asian countries is an unprecedent...

New generation is very much aware of the country's true history: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said repeated attempts were made to remove the name of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from history and thus the nation was deprived of knowing the real history since 1975. “But, it is not possible now as the new generation is very much aware of the country's true history," she sai...

Digital Bangladesh: How Bangabandhu’s state inspires Sheikh Hasina's long journey

The daughter of Bangabandhu has brought Bangladesh to the culmination that Bangabandhu dreamed of since independence. Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had struggled for liberation for almost two decades to fulfil his dream to build a poverty and hunger-free Golden Bengal. Sheikh Hasina, the eldest daughter of Bangabandhu, ...

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. The observance of Mujibnagar...

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...

Bangabandhu Hints Declaration of Independence by Hoisting Flag on March 23

According to the newspapers published on March 24, 1971, no Pakistani flag was seen anywhere except the President's Office, Governor's House and the cantonment under tight security on March 23. On Bangabandhu's orders, the flag of independent Bangla was officially hoisted at all government and non-government buildings and educational institution...

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...

Bangabandhu: The man who mapped out our destiny

Shamsad Mortuza: The birth of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 17, 1920, was a momentous occasion that coincided with the changing contours of the subcontinent. Far away from the Great War, which unfurled a complex politics in colonial India and caused the waning of imperial enthusiasm, in a remote village called Tungipara in Gopalgan...