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REFLECTIONS OF A CITIZEN

REFLECTIONS OF A CITIZEN SYED BADRUL AHSAN The first time many of us came to know of Sheikh Hasina was on the day after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was freed from the Agartala Case and was released, along with his … Continue reading

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BANGABANDHU’S UNFULFILLED DREAM

BANGABANDHU’S UNFULFILLED DREAM SHABBIR AHMED The students of history of South Asia know it too well that the partition of India into two nations did not bode well for us, the inhabitants of the then East Pakistan.Punjabi clique ruled our … Continue reading

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THE SHEPHERD KING

THE SHEPHERD KING SAIFUL ISLAM AZAD This year the nation observed the 41st death anniversary of the founder of Bangladesh, the Father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On August 15, 1975 he was brutally murdered by a group … Continue reading

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BANGABANDHU AND HIS IDEOLOGY

BANGABANDHU AND HIS IDEOLOGY ARUN KUMAR GOSWAMI THE UNDYING IDEOLOGY OF BANGABANDHU SHEIKH MUJIBUR RAHMAN The most recent observation of Public Administration Minister, Syed Ashraful Islam, M.P. on Bangabandhu’s assassination in the night of 14 August is worthy enough to … Continue reading

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SOUTH ASIAN REGION MISSES BANGABANDHU’S LEADERSHIP, SPEAKERS IN NEW DELHI

SOUTH ASIAN REGION MISSES BANGABANDHU’S LEADERSHIP, SPEAKERS IN NEW DELHI Sun Online Desk     16th August, 2016   Recalling their personal memories during the 1971 War and the post-war reconstruction period, speakers at a discussion in New Delhi on Monday … Continue reading

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COMMISSION ON BANGABANDHU MURDER NOT ALLOWED TO WORK

COMMISSION ON BANGABANDHU MURDER NOT ALLOWED TO WORK A commission was constituted in London headed by Sir William Thomas, QC, MP to carry out investigation into the killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, most of the … Continue reading

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HENRY KISSINGER MEMOIRS: AGONY OF THE BANGLADESH WAR

HENRY KISSINGER MEMOIRS: AGONY OF THE BANGLADESH WAR The third installment of Henry Kissinger’s memoirs, The White House Years, is perhaps the most revealing about USA involvement in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war. Starting with the outbreak of the war, Kissinger … Continue reading

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THE LAND OF THE PURE?

THE LAND OF THE PURE?  SM SHAHRUKH Pakistan is anything but Pure.. On Wikipedia, it says: “The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign country … with a population exceeding 180 million people. Located at the crossroads of the strategically … Continue reading

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PROCLAMATION OF BANGLADESH INDEPENDENCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW

PROCLAMATION OF BANGLADESH INDEPENDENCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW SM MASUM BILLAH  On 10 April 1971, the Mujibnagar government (Bangladesh government-in-exile during 1971 liberation war) adopted the Proclamation of Bangladesh Independence. The people of Bangladesh wanted to become the master of … Continue reading

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BANGABONDHU BANGLADESH: AUGUST 15 IN 1975 IS A BLACK-CHAPTER

BANGABANDHU & BANGLADESH AUGUST 15th, 1975 IS A BLACK-CHAPTER — JAHANGIR ALAM — “Bangabandhu, Bangladesh and our independence have very closed relation. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had one of the great nationalist leader in the world (http://www.humanrightstoday.info/?p=714) Bangabandhu was the pioneer … Continue reading

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NATION MOURNS ITS FATHER

NATION MOURNS ITS FATHER NTV Online Dhaka: The National Mourning Day will be observed in the country on Saturday marking the 40th anniversary of assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bangabandhu, the architect of Bangladesh’s independence, … Continue reading

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‘THE KILLERS THEN WENT INSIDE THE HOUSE, AND ONE BY ONE, KILLED EVERYONE THEY COULD FIND’

‘THE KILLERS THEN WENT INSIDE THE HOUSE, AND ONE BY ONE, KILLED EVERYONE THEY COULD FIND’  – Salil Tripathi – The following passages have been excerpted from Salil Tripathi’s book The Colonel Who Would Not Repent. The first excerpt talks … Continue reading

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BANGABANDHU AND THE EMERGENCE OF AN INDEPENDENT BANGLADESH

BANGABANDHU AND THE EMERGENCE OF AN INDEPENDENT BANGLADESH REHMAN SOBHAN  During March 1971, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s assertion of the right to self-rule made him one of the most globally visible personalities of the Third World After nearly 42 years of … Continue reading

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THE INDISPUTABLE LEGACY OF BANGABANDHU

THE INDISPUTABLE LEGACY OF BANGABANDHU  Ziauddin Choudhury Bangabandhu’s portrait may not hang in one building or another, but there can be no doubt about his role in founding this nation The executive committee of the National Press Club unveiled a … Continue reading

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LIVE UP TO BANGABANDHU’S IDEALS

LIVE UP TO BANGABANDHU’S IDEALS  Tribune Editorial Today’s National Mourning Day observes the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and all but two members of his family. The brutal murders of August 15, 1975 cast a … Continue reading

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REBIRTH OF A PEOPLE

REBIRTH OF A PEOPLE  Rehman Sobhan Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman inspired courage and unity in our people. Reprinted here is a piece first published in Forum magazine while he was still alive, on March 13, 1971 For the first time … Continue reading

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AUGUST 15 AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF BANGLADESH

AUGUST 15 AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF BANGLADESH – REHMAN SOBHAN – BANGABANDHU’S assassination on 15 August 1975 prematurely deprived Bangladesh of its founding father at a time when the process of nation building was still incomplete. This event both destabilized … Continue reading

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AUGUST 17, FORTY YEARS AGO: SHEIKH MUJIB BURIED

AUGUST 17, FORTY YEARS AGO: SHEIKH MUJIB BURIED A look at the front page of The Indian Express, published on August 17, Forty Years Ago Bangladesh President Sheikh Mujibur Rehman, who was killed in a military coup on August 14, … Continue reading

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BANGABANDHU: THE STATESMAN, HERO AND THE MARTYR

BANGABANDHU: THE STATESMAN, HERO AND THE MARTYR  Abdul Mannan This year the nation will be observing the 40th death anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On this day forty years ago a group of assassins … Continue reading

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“A PROPHET IS NOT WITHOUT HONOR EXCEPT IN HIS NATIVE PLACE AND IN HIS OWN HOUSE”

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