With the entire East Bengal, Jashore too was boiling up in protests against the repressive actions of the Pakistan regime from 1948. The frontlines of the movement in the city were in Michael Madhusudan College and the Town Hall premises.
Four hundred and fifty years ago, King Nilkantha Roy used to live on the banks of the Bhairab river somewhere in Jashore. A daughter was born to his household, Princess Abhaya, after whom the place later came to be known as Abhaynagar.
Mahasthangarh of Bogura, the over 2,500-year-old huge city amazes people to this day.
Four years later, Narayani Rani met her father. When she spotted him on the other side of the barbed wire at the Lalmonirhat border, she burst into tears.