On Professor Muzaffer Ahmad and Public Enterprise

July 17, 2012
Khademul Islam
On Professor Muzaffer Ahmad and Public Enterprise

In the early 1980s I was a young, and possibly callow, lecturer at Dhaka University. One day I was called on to be a discussant of a paper written by Professor Muzaffer Ahmad at a small seminar.
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Escape from Pakistan

July 27, 2011
Khademul Islam
Escape from Pakistan

In November of 1972 we escaped from Pakistan to Bangladesh. After Pakistan split apart like an overripe fruit in 1971 we Bengalis trapped in Pakistan had to get out. Official repatriation to Bangladesh seemed remote and in Pakistan there was increasing talk of herding Bengalis into detention camps.
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