Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Mujib’s time in Kolkata was vital for his political upbringing

The 1940s was a tumultuous period in Kolkata politically and economically. The man-made famine of 1943, the Hindu-Muslim riots and the great Calcutta killings ravaged the socio-economic fabric of the society in east and west Bengal -- the effects of which are still felt.

Poster of animation film 'Mujib Bhai' released 

Earlier, the animated feature film "Mujib Amar Pita", based on the life of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, garnered many accolades and appreciation from the audience and critics. Now, Adnan Adib Khan has revealed the official poster of another animation film based on the autobiography, "The Unfinished Memoirs" by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

47th Death Anniversary of Bangabandhu / Cry, O beloved country

Under the leadership of Sheikh Mujib, the inevitable historical change was successfully completed.

Reader Submission / An Indian in Dhanmondi 32

A postdoctoral fellow from India visits Dhanmondi 32.

Bangabandhu: Who but him could have made it happen?

Most nation-states are constituted of diverse groups of people coming from different religions, cultures, languages, and ethnicities.

What was behind the brutal killing?

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.

AL never uses backdoor to grab power: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Awami League never used the backdoor for grabbing power, rather it always assumes state power through elections.

PM pays tribute to Bangabandhu on his 102nd birth anniversary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, marking his 102nd birth anniversary.

ULAB Press launches 'Commemorating Sheikh Mujib’

On the morning of Thursday, October 7, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh saw the launch of ULAB Press with its maiden publication, Commemorating Sheikh Mujib: The Greatest Bengali of the Millenium (2021).

August 15, 2019
August 15, 2019

Efforts intensified to bring back fugitive killers of Bangabandhu: Quader

The Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says diplomatic efforts have been strengthened for bringing the fugitive killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman back to Bangladesh so that the murderers get their deserved punishment.

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019

The voice of revolution

March of 1971 is a historic month for us because beginning March 1, the course of history of one Pakistan changed very fast. In the first general election of Pakistan since it was created in 1947, the Awami League (AL) led by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman won 167 seats out of 169 constituencies of East Pakistan (seven reserved seats for women), of a total 300 seats in the National Parliament of Pakistan.

November 21, 2018
November 21, 2018

The legacy of November 21, 1971

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had laid the foundation for the Liberation War. The revolt and the war began on the first hour of March 26 with the Eighth Battalion pioneering the revolt under Major Ziaur Rahman in the city of Chattogram.

August 15, 2018
August 15, 2018

Learning from Bangabandhu's Writings

Translating Bangabandhu's unpublished works has allowed me to see how and why Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a boy from a small, and in those days relatively remote rural community of East Bengal, became the father of our nation.

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

The fugitive killers of Bangabandhu

We have been hearing that diplomatic efforts are ongoing to bring back the fugitive killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. But we still have not been able to bring them back. Why this delay? We are frustrated at this failure of our diplomatic efforts.

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

Nation Mourns: In tears, in prayers

Yesterday, the road that leads to the residence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Dhanmondi-32 was dotted with posters

August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016

Shame darker than the night

It was around 3:00am of August 15, 1975. Preparations for carrying out a barbaric assassination were almost done. Major Syed Faruk Rahman, one of the masterminds of the massacre, was sitting on a stool in front of the lancer unit headquarters in Dhaka Cantonment. An operation map was open on his knees. Execution of which would send a massive blow to the newly independent Bangladesh. Major Khandaker Abdur Rashid, another mastermind, was standing beside him.

June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016

AL turns 67 today

The Awami League, one of the oldest political parties in South Asia, turns 67 today.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Dinajpur court orders arrest for Tarique

A Dinajpur court issues arrest warrant against BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman in a case filed for his derogatory remarks against Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 2014.

March 25, 2016
March 25, 2016

'I have no way of going anywhere'

March 23, 1971 was an extraordinary day. It had always been observed as Pakistan's Republic Day. And yet this time in 1971, something different happened. Instead of the green and white flags with a crescent and a star of Pakistan, green flags with a red disc with the map of East Pakistan in golden colour superimposed, fluttered atop all buildings in Dhaka.

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