Bangladesh Liberation War: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary celebrated on March 17

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, also known as Bangabandhu was the Founder President of independent nation of Bangladesh. He led the movement against the Pakistani rulers in the then East Pakistan, which led to the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971. His birth centenary was celebrated on March 17, this year in Bangladesh and across the world. The ..

Joy Bangla

The High Court of Bangladesh has ordered the government to use ‘Joy Bangla’ as the national slogan. The slogan has its origins in the 1971 Liberation War. Origin The slogan ‘Joy Bangla’ was taken from a poem, ‘Purna Abhinandan’, written in 1922 by Kazi Nazrul Islam. It was also the war cry used by Mukti ..

7th March Speech of Bangabandhu

Bangladesh observed the anniversary of the historic 7th March Speech of its founding President Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1971. About the Speech The historic speech was delivered by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 7th March 1971 at the Ramna Race Course in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The speech was a de facto declaration of Bangladesh’s independence from ..

Israel honours 1971 war hero Lt Gen JFR Jacob

Israel has recently honoured 1971 war hero Lt. Gen. (retd) Jack Farj Rafael (JFR) Jacob with a plaque on Ammunition Hill Wall of Honour in Jerusalem. Lt. Gen. Jacob, who died in 2016 at the age of 92 , negotiated the historic surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka after the 1971 Bangladesh’s liberation war,. He ..

Mujibnagar Day 17th April

The historic Mujibnagar day was observed in Bangladesh as on this day Bangladesh first government in 1971 was formed at Baidyanathtala in Meherpur. Related Information The day was observed by political parties and social & cultural organizations through various programs. Leaders of liberation movement of Bangladesh had assembled and provisional government of independent Bangladesh was ..

The historic Mujibnagar day celebrated in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, the historic Mujibnagar has recently celebrated on April 17, 2019. The day marks the oath taking ceremony of Bangladesh’s first government in 1971 at Baidyanathtala in Meherpur. On this day in 1971, senior leaders of the liberation movement of Bangladesh had assembled at Baidyanathtala to form the provisional government of independent Bangladesh. Bangabandhu ..

Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 conducted between India and Bangladesh

In Tripura, the joint border guarding exercise “Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019’ was held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) as a part of ‘Confidence Building Measures’ between the two border guards. The exercise was named after the Mainamati hill range situated 8 km west of Comilla township in Bangladesh, which ..

Vijay diwas on Pakistan celebrated

The Vijay Diwas is commemorated every year on 16th of December to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in 1971 during the war for the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan. The end of war resulted in unilateral & unconditional surrender of Pakistani Army. On this day in 1971, the chief of the Pakistani forces, General Amir ..