This weekend, Bangladesh celebrated Language Martyr’s Day once again.
As Coordinator of the refugee relief programme assisting 600,000 Bangladeshis
61 years after 1952, we are experiencing another February. In Ekushey the spirit was that of the young people who protested a government policy decision and died on the streets of Dhaka from police bullets.
Dhaka University started playing a decisive role in Bangladeshi national identity formation almost as soon as the Islamic state of Pakistan was born.