Special Article

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 ...

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...

Demand for Electricity: People got shot during the BNP govt while Awami League ensured 100% coverage

It was the month of Ramadan in 2005 when ordinary people were in deadly condition due to the scorching heat of Kartik. Dhaka city is badly suffering from load-shedding, let alone the other parts of the country. People, finally, got agitated amid acute power crisis even during Iftar, Tarabi and Sehri. But at that time, Tarique Rahman, son of then...

Demand for Fertilizers: BNP shot farmers and Awami League give subsidies

During the 2001-06 BNP-Jamaat government, farmers in the villages could not buy fertilizers due to the syndicate formed by BNP Prime Minister Khaleda Zia’s son Tarique and his aides. As a result, crop production was reduced and left three to four crores of marginalized farmers starving all day. Taking the advantages, BNP men started an imp...

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...