Tajuddin Ahmad

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

Post-Partition period in books: Prabhas Chandra, Tajuddin, and Ahmed Kamal offer testimonies

On the 75th anniversary of the 1947 Partition, we look back at the testimonies of the veteran politician, Prabhas Chandra Lahiri; the young political activist, Tajuddin Ahmed; and Professor Ahmed Kamal's book comprising research on and stories of the time.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

“Leadership during the war reflected yearning of the people”: Tajuddin Ahmad

Tajuddin Ahmad's interview published in the Dainik Bangla newspaper on December 13, 1972.

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

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.

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

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.

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

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”.

July 23, 2017
July 23, 2017

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.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

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.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

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.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

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 ...

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

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.