Historical

Bangabandhu’s Vision of Independence

One of the most striking characteristics evident in The Unfinished Memoirs is how the young Sheikh Mujibur Rahman showed

“It was an existential choice to join the Resistance”

Soon after the crackdown I was supposed to go with a couple of friends to Chittagong, where Bengali soldiers and Rifles

Counting the days to independence

“The struggle this time is for emancipation. The struggle this time is for independence.” These historic words rang through the air

March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020

Bangabandhu’s Vision of Independence

One of the most striking characteristics evident in The Unfinished Memoirs is how the young Sheikh Mujibur Rahman showed

March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020

A Time Capsule to the Liberation War

In the momentous month of March, I seized the opportunity to visit the Liberation War Museum.

March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020

Free Bangladesh celebrates first Independence Day

In a historic address to the nation broadcast and telecast today from his office, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declares his commitment towards establishing socialism in Bangladesh and presents...

March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020

Fakir Alamgir recalls his journey towards independence

Ekushey Padak awardee and Shadhin Bangla Betar Kendra singer Fakir Alamgir is one of the leading exponents of Gono Sangeet -- the songs of the masses, in the country. He played an important role as...

March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020

Counting the days to independence

“The struggle this time is for emancipation. The struggle this time is for independence.” These historic words rang through the air

March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020

“It was an existential choice to join the Resistance”

Soon after the crackdown I was supposed to go with a couple of friends to Chittagong, where Bengali soldiers and Rifles

March 24, 2020
March 24, 2020

Posters of 1971 A guide to freedom

At every refugee camp in the neighbouring country; at every training camp where valiant youth of the nation, farmers, day labourers, and able men and women learned warfare in the spirit to free...

March 21, 2020
March 21, 2020

Memories at War

I often consider war as a quasi-synonym for memory. After all, memory is nothing but our present in constant war with our glorified, vilified, expressed, suppressed, erased, and fragmented selves...