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Sheikh Mujib: The evolution of a great leader

On the occasion of the 48th Anniversary of Independence, we reprint below a segment of a piece written by an eminent journalist and the founding editor of The Daily Star, the late S M Ali. The...

Khaled Musharraf, Bir Uttam - The Commander

“No-No, don't think I do not understand when you say how would I make Dacca (Dhaka) into a heap of rubble”, explained Khaled Musharraf sitting in front of his Toyota Jeep and at the back seat...

The first resistance against Pakistan: March 19, 1971

“Don't leave me alone, make sure I am with you”, that was what Lieutenant Mokhtar Kamal Chowdhury told Second Lieutenant Ibrahim.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

The irregular forces of Bangladesh Liberation War

When the Bangladesh Government was busy in mastering resources to organise the sectors and brigades, many irregular forces often emerged in the far-flung areas, and took the names of their leaders...

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

Bisramganj hospital for freedom fighters

When we look back at the war of independence, it is filled with stories of heroism on the battlefield and the war effort on the diplomatic front.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

The “First 61” and the Murtee Days

By early June,1971, the Provisional Government of Bangladesh had realised that it would be very difficult to overcome the Pakistan Army with only the Freedom Fighters (FFs), consisting of rebel...

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

The first resistance against Pakistan: March 19, 1971

“Don't leave me alone, make sure I am with you”, that was what Lieutenant Mokhtar Kamal Chowdhury told Second Lieutenant Ibrahim.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

Khaled Musharraf, Bir Uttam - The Commander

“No-No, don't think I do not understand when you say how would I make Dacca (Dhaka) into a heap of rubble”, explained Khaled Musharraf sitting in front of his Toyota Jeep and at the back seat...

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

Sheikh Mujib: The evolution of a great leader

On the occasion of the 48th Anniversary of Independence, we reprint below a segment of a piece written by an eminent journalist and the founding editor of The Daily Star, the late S M Ali. The...