Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Knowing Bangabandhu

On 15 August, we mourn the loss of our founding father and charismatic leader Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. For most of us, he remains a figure larger than life we were not fortunate enough to...

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

BNP condemns sedition charges against Tarique

BNP condemns pressing of sedition charges against the party’s senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, saying that it was an “unjustified and undemocratic move.”

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

THE PIONEER OF DEMOCRACY

As a lawyer, he earned a lot, but at the end, he died a pauper. He was never found lacking in helping workers of his party and friends. He was a man of character and great intellect.

August 22, 2015
August 22, 2015

STORY INSIDE THE STORY

Sometimes, a most obvious question of history remains unasked and unanswered through a lack of pursuit of or targeted research into an overwhelming event.

August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015

The unseen Bangabandhu

Thirty five year ago, even longer perhaps, just a camera in hand, they had gone out to bring back a fragment of living history.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

Secularism, Bangabandhu, Bangladesh

It was none other than Professor Abdur Razzak who could read Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman correctly, and that is why he had considered him as “a symbol of Bangladesh”.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

LUNCH AT THE RESIDENCE

Faruq (Faruq Chowdhury, former ambassador and foreign secretary) and I were on holiday from his duties as Deputy High Commissioner in London.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

THE SHEPHERD KING OF HISTORY

The tragic hero, Aristotle wrote, suffers a change in fortune because of a mistaken act to which is led by his “error in judgement” or his “tragic flaw”.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

BANGABANDHU: THE STATESMAN, HERO AND THE MARTYR

This year the nation will be observing the 40th death anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On this day forty years ago a group of assassins brutally murdered...

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015
TV

“Bangabandhu ke Niye” on Maasranga

Marking Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's 40th death anniversary, a special musical programme titled “Bangabandhu ke Niye” will air on Maasranga TV at 11pm.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015
TV

“Bangabandhu'r Bangladesh” on Channel 24

Marking the death anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Mourning Day, special TV programme “Bangabandhu'r Bangladesh” will air at 8:30pm on Channel 24 tonight.