Tajuddin Ahmad | The Daily Star
  • Tajuddin Ahmad's 93rd Birth Anniversary

    A leader ahead of his time

    Tajuddin came much before his time and we are not yet ready to understand him properly.” Professor Sardar Fazlul Karim's famous words aptly describe the key architect of Bangladesh's Liberation War. In the physical absence of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Tajuddin Ahmad was the key actor, who led the war with remarkable diplomacy to achieve freedom from the Pakistani colonial occupation.

  • Defining Tajuddin's place in history

    Tajuddin Ahmad was the one who filled a crucial void in leadership during Bangladesh's most important nine months in 1971 after Bangabandhu had been taken prisoner by the Pakistani army.

  • Tanjim Ahmad Sohel Taj

    Sohel Taj speaks of conspiracy against him, his family

    Tanjim Ahmad Sohel Taj makes accusation of “conspiracies to eliminate the bloodline of Tajuddin Ahmad from politics”.

  • Tajuddin Ahmad - The man with a golden heart

    Tajuddin Ahmad took over as the finance and planning minister in Bangabandhu's first cabinet sworn in on January 11, 1972, and on the morning of January 12, I received an urgent summons from the prime minister to meet him when he conveyed his decision to appoint me as the finance secretary.

  • Historic Mujibnagar Day being observed

    The historic Mujibnagar Day is being observed today marking the formation of Bangladesh's first government that led the War of Liberation in 1971.

  • Sohel Taj not returning to active politics

    Tanjim Ahmad Sohel Taj, son of country's first prime minister Tajuddin Ahmad, has binned the rumours that he was returning to active politics.

  • Jail Killing Day

    We join the nation in mourning the death of Syed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmad, Captain (Rtd.) Monsur Ali and AHM Quamruzzaman, the four ...

  • Gory assassinations and a daunting investigation

    The gory killings of four national leaders by misguided soldiers inside Dhaka Central Jail in the early hours of November 3, 1975, remain an indelible shame on the national psyche.

  • Portrait of a Patriot

    Tajuddin Ahmad, the prime minister of the provisional government-in-exile, would have been 90 this year.