Commemorating the official recognition by India on December 6, through the Liberation War in 1971, One Bangladesh, a platform led by college academics and professionals, organised this occasion in a complete of 23 districts with a lot enthusiasm and zeal.
Themed on “Friendship between Bangladesh and India based on shared sacrifices”, members, together with free thinkers, carried banners and posters and placards through the rally.
Photos of Pakistan’s historic give up on December 16, 1971, historic news clippings of India’s recognition to Bangladesh, wreckage of Pakistani naval ships bombed by fearless commandos had been additionally displayed on the rallies.
“India trained daring naval commandos of Bangladesh”, “India sheltered 10 million refugees”, “India trained and armed freedom fighters”, “Together India and Bangladesh crushed Pak army in 13 days”, “Over 18000 Indians deceased and injured during the liberation war”, reads a few of the posters.
While most tremendous-powers turned their again on us and the geopolitic state of affairs was towards us, India drummed up help for Bangladesh internationally. They sheltered our refugees, allied with us, and helped us drive out the occupation military, stated one of many audio system on the occasion.
With a lot vigour, the members staged rallies on the base of central Shaheed Minars and on University campuses in 23 districts together with Rangamati, Rangpur, Kustia, Chittagong, Jamalpur, Pabna, Thakurgaon, Joypurhat, Sherpur, Sylhet and Chandpur amongst others. Floral wreaths had been positioned on the portrait of Bangabandhu at Dhanmondi 32 of Dhaka.
“We placed floral tributes to the founding Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as he led the struggle for our independence,” an individual who took half within the occasion stated.