1971 martyred intellectuals

March 1971: The Killing of Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta

On March 25, 1971, armed with tanks, mortars and armoured vehicles a Pakistani military convoy picked up Professor Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta, the then provost of Jagannath Hall, after cordoning off the entire Dhaka University campus with tanks, mortars and armed vehicles.

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Pakistan parliament condemns Nizami hanging

Pakistan’s parliament passes a unanimous resolution expressing “concern” and condemns the hanging of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. Sidewise, the country’s foreign ministry issues a statement voicing sadness over the execution. It also terms the execution “unfortunate.”

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

March 1971: The Killing of Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta

On March 25, 1971, armed with tanks, mortars and armoured vehicles a Pakistani military convoy picked up Professor Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta, the then provost of Jagannath Hall, after cordoning off the entire Dhaka University campus with tanks, mortars and armed vehicles.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

Goyeshwar goes crazy

In a flurry of outrageous remarks, BNP leader Goyeshwar Chandra Roy on Friday described the 1971 martyred intellectuals as "anti-