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  • Bangabandhu in prison: Transcending stone walls and iron bars

    Bangabandhu spent almost one-fourth of his nearly 55 years of life in prison. The first time he went to jail was when as a schoolboy, in his hometown of Tungipara, he and some of his friends got into a fight with Hindu leaders who had beaten up a Muslim one.

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq

    ‘Bangladesh still bears stigma of Bangabandhu’s killing’

    Law Minister Anisul Huq says Bangladesh has yet to become free from the stigma of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s killing although the trial of the incident of his murder has been finished.

  • Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

    Art exhibition marking the golden jubilee of the title ‘Bangabandhu’

    The people of Bangladesh bestowed the title of ‘Bangabandhu’ on Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation on 23 February, 1969.

  • Shyam Benegal

    A conversation with Shyam Benegal

    Acclaimed Indian director Shyam Benegal plans to begin the shooting of his much-awaited feature film on the life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Filming for the Bangladesh-India co-production is expected to begin in November this year and be completed by February next.

  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

    Shooting of film on Bangabandhu likely to begin in November

    Legendary filmmaker Shyam Benegal says he plans to start shooting of a film on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by November this year expecting to get it released before the end of ‘Mujib Year 2020-21’.

  • Mujibnagar day observed

    Mujibnagar Day observed

    The Mujibnagar Day was observed through different programmes yesterday, recalling significant memories of the first government of Bangladesh.

  • Bangabandhu: Up close and personal

    Bangabandhu: Up close and personal

    Bangabandhu's 99th birth anniversary was commemorated on March 17, the date with an asterisk mark in our nation's calendar.

  • Dhaka adorned with red-green

    On this day in 1971, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman raised the Bangladesh flag, to the cheers of a crowd gathered on the road outside his Dhanmondi residence.

  • The sixth meeting

    After holding a meeting with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Pakistan president Yahya Khan postponed the March 25 session of the National Assembly saying it was deferred to create unity among the political parties.

  • Dhaka city sees wave of protests

    On the 20th day of the agitation movement, Dhaka city was riding on a wave of freedom crazed processions chanting slogans -- “Joy Bangla” and “Joy Bangabandhu”.