The assassinations of 15 August 1975, unprecedented in history in terms of the number of people killed including the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, are shrouded in uncanny mystery.
Prof Md Rahmat Ullah, president of Dhaka University Teachers' Association (Duta) today (April 17, 2022) "inadvertently" showed both respect and abhorrence to Khandaker Mushtaque Ahmed, one of the chief conspirators behind the assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said slain president Ziaur Rahman was involved in the August 15, 1975 assassination and expressed her helplessness in bringing him to justice.
DU Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurates programmes marking the National Mourning Day at the university campus.
Political assassinations and military coups need long preparation, careful planning and execution. The involvement of a few insiders and the support of foreign powers make things easier.
BNP will not cut any cake on the occasion of the party chief Khaleda Zia’s “birthday on August 15” this year as saying the country is passing through crises like militancy and terrorism.
A ruling party activist allegedly involved in the August 15 infighting in Kushtia that left one dead is killed in gunfight.
Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam says that death sentences will surely be executed after bringing back the fugitive killers of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
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 brutally murdered the Father of the Nation along with his entire family.