Breaking News
October 15, 2018 - An honorary crest-2018 was handed over on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of Sharmin Selim Tuli’s business. Twelve successful women in different fields of the society were honored. The book ‘Rup Charchar Satsotero’ written by Sharmin Selim Tuli was unveiled at All-Community Club of Gulshan-2 in the city on Saturday evening. State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki, Salma Islam MP, Raziuddin Ahmed Razu, MP among others were present.
October 15, 2018 - SAK Ekramuzzaman, Managing Director of Rakeen Development Company (BD) Limited, handing over a symbolic key to a flat owner of Bijoy Rakeen City in Mirpur at a ceremony on Sunday. Lt. Col (Retd.) AKM Zahurul Islam, Company Chief Operating Officer and other senior officials of the company were also present.
October 15, 2018 - Befitting reply awaits Padma Bridge “conspirators”: PM
October 15, 2018 - Dr Kamal joined hands with killers: PM
October 15, 2018 - Youth engagement in development process a must to achieve SDGs: Rizvi
October 15, 2018 - President, PM greet Hindu community on Durga Puja
October 15, 2018 - Jukto Front’s alliance with criminals ridicules nation: Inu
October 14, 2018 - BNP is a terrorist party: Quader
October 14, 2018 - All set to make Prime Minister’s visit to Mushiganj success
October 14, 2018 - GDP to increase by 2 percent due to Padma Bridge: Quader
October 14, 2018 - 17,000 assistant teachers to be promoted to headmaster: Mostafizur
October 14, 2018 - No alternative to Sheikh Hasina’s leadership for dev: Moshiur
October 14, 2018 - Next JS election as per constitution: Hanif
October 14, 2018 - Nahid for building bondage among Muslim countries for global terrorism
October 14, 2018 - ‘Made in Bangladesh’ is our national pride: Jabbar
October 10, 2018 - Verdict in August 21 grenade attack case today
October 10, 2018 - No mercy for sabotage acts centering Aug 21 grenade attack verdict: Quader
October 10, 2018 - Dr Kamal, B Chowdhury’s great somersault for Tarique Zia: Inu
October 9, 2018 - No alternative to victory of AL: HT Imam
October 9, 2018 - PM donates Tk 50 lakh for Prof Mahbub’s treatment
October 9, 2018 - Digital Security Act to save innocents: Quader
October 9, 2018 - Information on education made available online: Nahid
October 9, 2018 - Govt approves National Agriculture Policy 2018
October 8, 2018 - Bangladesh clinch maiden SAFF U-18 Women’s Championship title
October 8, 2018 - nvestment will further rise: Muhith
October 8, 2018 - BNP needs to join polls to change state power: Quader
October 7, 2018 - Syed Waseque Md. Ali, Managing Director of First Security Islami Bank Limited, speaking at a view exchange meeting regarding modern technology-based remittance payment system as chief guest held at Rome in Italy recently. Md. Hamid Alam, Country Manager, Farid Ahmed Bhuiyan, Operations Manager, Rahat Jaman, Office Dean of First Security Islami Exchange, Italy S.R.L were also present.
October 7, 2018 - BD to be 26th largest economy by 2030, says envoy to USA
October 7, 2018 - BD received $1,127.36m remittance in Sept
October 7, 2018 - Business Climate Dialogue with EU: Bangladesh seeks GSP Plus benefit
Mass Upsurge Day Today

Mass Upsurge Day Today

DHAKA: The historic Mass Upsurge Day will be observed today commemorating the 1969’s movement for autonomy of the then East Pakistan that eventually led to Liberation War and emergence of Bangladesh in 1971.

On this day in 1969 Matiur Rahman Mallik, a standard IX student of the Nabakumar Institution, and Rustam Ali, a rickshaw-puller, were killed in police firing on demonstrators in Dhaka as the Pakistani rulers desperately tried to suppress the popular uprising.

The killings sparked off intense protests across the country that eventually saw the fall of the Ayub regime. It is said that the day teaches Bangladeshis the values of democracy and to protest against oppression.

To mark the day, different political, social and cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes including paying tributes to 1969 martyr Matiur Rahman by placing wreaths at his monument at Nabakumar Institute at Bakshibazar here.

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today issued separate messages on the occasion expressing profound respect for those who had embraced martyrdom in the historic movement in 1969.

They also called upon all to be inspired with the spirits of the mass upsurge of 1969 and the Liberation War to build a prosperous Bangladesh.

In his message, President Abdul Hamid said the 24th January of 1969 is a historic day for the progress of Bangladesh towards independence and democracy.

He said the day remains memorable as the day of historic mass upsurge in the history of Bangladesh’s independence movement.

Following the path of this mass upsurge, the independence and democratic rights of the people were earned in exchange for huge sacrifices, he added.

The President called upon all to work together to uphold the independence and democracy.

In her message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the 1969 Mass Upsurge is a significant chapter in the history of Bangladesh.

“We achieved our great independence through the Liberation War following the 1952 Language Movement, charter of emancipation of Bangalees six-point demand, later 11-point and 1969 mass upsurge,” she said.

The Prime Minister said the greatest Bangalee of all time Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had declared the six-point demand in 1966 to free the Bangalee nation from the colonial Pakistani subjugation and repression, persecution, discrimination and exploitation of the Pakistani rulers.

She said the declaration of six-point demand had intensified the independence movement.

To thwart the movement, the Pakistani rulers had lodged the Agartala conspiracy case and arrested Bangabandhu along with 34 others. Masses, students, workers and farmers across the country waged a strong but spontaneous movement against the case, she added.

On this day (January 24) in 1969, the masses brought out a procession defying Pakistani rulers’ repression and curfew to free Bangabandhu from jail and to oust Pakistani military regime, she said adding that class nine student Matiur Rahman died in police firing on the procession.

Then the mass upsurge compelled the autocratic Ayub regime to release prime accused of the so-called Agartala conspiracy case Bangabandhu and others from jail and autocrat Ayub Khan had to step down, the Prime Minister recalled and said the 1969 mass upsurge still inspires all to fight against misrule and exploitation.

“We are working tirelessly to bring smiles on the faces of all, ending exploitation, deception and discrimination,” the premier said.

She urged all to work together for building a hunger and poverty free, non-communal, advanced, prosperous and peaceful Bangladesh imbued with the spirit of Liberation War.

About author

Leave a reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

AWARD

Reflection Team

বাংলা

স্যান্ডউইচের দামে দেহ বিক্রি করছেন গ্রিক নারীরা!

স্যান্ডউইচের দামে দেহ বিক্রি করছেন গ্রিক নারীরা!

ভেঙে পড়ছে গ্রিসের অর্থনীতি। দুই মেয়াদে ক্ষমতায় এসেও সিপ্রাস সরকার চিত্রটা পাল্টাতে পারেনি। দিন দিন বাড়ছে বেকারত্ব। গোটা দেশটার আর্থ-সামাজিক…

Recent Video

Photo Gallery

Folder not found
wp-content/uploads/2012/02/