BLACK NIGHT 1971 Bangladesh . . .

The black night of March 25, 1971 when the Pakistani occupation forces kicked off one of the worst genocides in history that led to a nine-month war for the independence of Bangladesh in 1971. Every year different socio-cultural and educational organizations chalk out elaborate programs to observe 25th March. In 2013 I was documents the present situation after its 42 years of Independence.


25 March 2013

Dhaka, Bangladesh


©Monirul Alam

The Language Martyrs Day Observe in Bangladesh

© Monirul Alam
© Monirul Alam

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina places wreaths and silence a moment in front of at the Central Shaheed Minar Dhaka to honors Language Movement martyrs on International Mother Language Day in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, February 21, 2013. The Language Movement martyrs, who fought and died on 21 February 1952 to make their mother tongue a state language, took up arms against the Pakistani army and secured the independence of Bangladesh. © Monirul Alam

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