Posts Tagged ‘ 1975 ’

A brief look into history

February 6, 2014
Naaz Fahmida
A brief look into history

The afternoon of 18th December 2013, when “Ganajagaran Mancha” was marching towards the Pakistan High Commission in Bangladesh
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Posted in History, Politics | 6 Comments »

Zohra Tajuddin: One of the last veterans of old AL passes away

December 21, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Zohra Tajuddin: One of the last veterans of old AL passes away

She died almost invisibly fading away at a time when so many other news items crowded the scene. Even national media always up for news found little to say about the self effacing politician
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Posted in 1971, AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics | 13 Comments »

And death for his ambition

August 14, 2012
Ahmed Shafee
And death for his ambition

On a picoscale I am part of history. I was the first person to voluntarily visit Dhanmondi Road No 32 on15th August 1975. During the General Elections of 1954, the United Front made a clean sweep in East Pakistan, conceding the ruling Muslim League only 10 seats.
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Halal novel

June 3, 2012
Rumi Ahmed
<em>Halal</em> novel

The Attorney General and the High Court are in agreement that a recent novel, Deyal, being written by popular novelist and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed contains some historical inaccuracies that should not be read by the people of the country.
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Posted in Literature, Politics | 15 Comments »

What really happened in 1975?

November 8, 2010
Afsan Chowdhury
What really happened in 1975?

Come November, Bangladesh’s divided soul is even more cleaved apart as people remember. The events of 1975 make many feel sad, angry, celebratory and conflicted to cite a few emotions. People mourn the killing of Sheikh Mujib and his family, have no feelings for the killers and are glad they were hanged yet are...
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