Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman waves while his daughter Sheikh Hasina looks on at the historic Dhanmondi-32 house on March 23, 1971. Photo: File
Bangabandhu’s Declaration of Independence of March 26, 1971, as mentioned in Bangladesh Swadhinata Juddho: Dalil Potro, volume-3, and the constitution of Bangladesh.
Theatre group Prachyanat brings out a "red march", from Chhobir Hat towards the glass tower at Suhrawardy Udyan, marking March 25, 1971 when the Pakistani army launched genocide against unarmed Bangalees.Photo: Star
Theatre group Prachyanat brings out a "red march", from Chhobir Hat towards the glass tower at Suhrawardy Udyan, marking March 25, 1971 when the Pakistani army launched genocide against unarmed Bangalees. The loose end of a red sari symbolising the bloodshed. Photo: Star
Forty-four people, including freedom fighters, hold up flaming torches in honour of the Liberation War martyrs at the capital's Central Shaheed Minar on the eve of the 44th Independence Day. The Forum for Secular Bangladesh and Trial of War Criminals of 1971 organised the event, demanding declaration of March 25 as "International Day of Genocide". Photo: Star
Employees of German airline Germanwings lay down candles and flowers for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash in front of the company's headquarters in Cologne, western Germany, yesterday a day after the Airbus A320 coming from Barcelona and heading to Duesseldorf smashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. Photo: AFP
The body (L-in case) of Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is transferred atop a gun carriage from the Istana state complex to Parliament House where it will lie in state for public viewing ahead of his funeral, in Singapore on March 25, 2015. Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, one of the towering figures of post-colonial Asian politics, died at the age of 91 on March 23. Photo: AFP