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Editor’s Note

The history of our liberation war is as full of glory, valour, courage and sacrifice, as it is of tragedy.

Prof. Abdullah Abu Sayeed

Prof. Abdullah Abu Sayeed is a renowned writer, television presenter and activist. Born in Kolkata in 1939, Sayeed is the son of a well-known playwright.

Prof. a.m. Harun-ar-Rashid

Prof. A.m. Harun-ar-rashid is a distinguished physicist and science writer. He was born on May 1, 1933 in a remote village in Barisal district where his father...

Jharna Dhara Chowdhury

Harna Dhara Chowdhury is an eminent social activist and secretary of the Gandhi Ashram Trust in Jayag, Noakhali, Bangladesh.

Mahbubur Rahman

Mahbubur Rahman is a renowned business personality and current President of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Bangladesh. Born on July 10, 1942, Rahman is a pioneer in ensuring that both...

Matiur Rahman

Matiur Rahman is the Editor and Publisher of the daily Prothom Alo (First Light), the highest circulated newspaper of Bangladesh.

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Mahbubur Rahman

Mahbubur Rahman is a renowned business personality and current President of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Bangladesh. Born on July 10, 1942, Rahman is a pioneer in ensuring that both...

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Jharna Dhara Chowdhury

Harna Dhara Chowdhury is an eminent social activist and secretary of the Gandhi Ashram Trust in Jayag, Noakhali, Bangladesh.

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Prof. Jamilur Reza Choudhury

Prof. Jamilur Reza Choudhury is a foremost civil engineer, professor, researcher, and education advocate of this country.

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Special Remembrance: Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed

Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed, former President of Bangladesh, was born on February 1, 1930, at Pemal village under Kendua thana of Netrakona district.

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Hasan Azizul Haque

Considered as one of the most beloved short story writers of contemporary Bangla literature, Hasan Azizul Haque was born on February 2...

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Muktijuddho Jadughar (Liberation War Museum)

Starting its journey on March 22, 1996, the Liberation War Museum, more commonly known among Bangladeshis as the Muktijuddho Jadughar...

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Ferdausi Rahman

Ferdausi Rahman is one of the most celebrated singers of the country. Daughter of legendary folk singer Abbas Uddin, Rahman was born on June 28, 1941 in Cooch Bihar, a district in the northern part...

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Valerie Ann Taylor - Social Work

VALERIE ANN TAYLOR is a British born physiotherapist and philanthropist living in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Ferdousi Majumdar

Ferdousi Majumdar, one of the towering figures in Bangladeshi theatre, has a made rich contribution to the country's cultural arena.

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Tahrunessa Ahmed Abdullah - Women's Development

Tahrunessa Ahmed Abdullah is a writer, activist and community leader who is known for her research on and contribution to the lives of women in rural Bangladesh.