March 2, 1971
- In a historic student rally held in Bottola of the Dhaka University Premises, the Bangladesh flag with the Map of Bangladesh inlaid in it is hoisted. The Flag is hoisted by Student leader A. S. M. Abdur Rob, along with him are present Chhatra Sangram Parishad leader Tofayel Ahmed,Abdul Quddus Makhan, and Nur-e-Alam Siddiqui are present.In this huge meeting, determination is expressed to undergo any sacrifice and continue to fight till the end. An oath is taken in the beginning of the meeting by the student body under the leadership of Bangabandhu to continue the fight for freedom. In the meeting, Chhatra League secretary Shahjahan Shiraj and Dakshur general secretary Abdul Quddus Makhan also give speeches. After the meeting ends a huge procession is lead out chanting Freedom/independence slogans ending at Baitul Mukarram.
- In the afternoon, the Pakistani flag is pulled down and the Bangladeshi Flag inlaid with Bangladesh map is hoisted in the Dhaka University and in the Secretariat premises.
- Suddenly that very night curfew is imposed in the Dhaka City through radio. As soon as the curfew is announced, students from student hostels and student-general people alike headed out from their houses to chant slogans opposing the curfew and took out processions. Their slogan is “Shandho Ain Mani na”, “ Joy Bangla”, “Bir Bangali osthro dhoro, Bangladesh shadhin Koro”. Throughout the city the curfew is broken and barricades are formed. In DIT intersection, in front of the Morning News Newspaper office, at 09:30pm the military open fire on the people. When a huge procession of people break the curfew and head towards the Governor’s house, shots are fired at them as well. Apart from this, reckless shots are fired at everyone who broke the curfew in various areas.