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Four principles of Bangladesh: Democracy leads to the idea of national identity

Since the partition, there was no general election in United Pakistan in 23 years till 1970. It was a matter of utter surprise that from 1947 to 1956 the Pakistan state was governed by the Government of India Act as framed by the British. Due to autocratic rule, it was not possible to introduce a constitution in the two decades of the emergence ...

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 towards the full realization of our dream of an independent country of our own. The observance of Mujibnaga...

10th day of April, 1971: The Proclamation Of Independence

THE PROCLAMATION OF INDEPENDENCE Mujibnagar, Bangladesh Dated 10th day of April, 1971 Whereas free elections were held in Bangladesh from 7th December, 1970 to 17th January, 1971, to elect representatives for the purpose of framing a constitution, AND Whereas at these elections the people of Bangladesh elected 167 out of 169 representat...

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...

BNP’s Dirty Politics with Liberation War: An Unforgivable Offence

Bangladesh is celebrating its Golden Jubilee of Independence in 2021. The government and non-government organizations, institutions and political parties have chalked out different programmes over the year. But why has BNP been the talking point by observing the 50 years of historic 7th March speech? BNP drew appreciation from people when it an...