Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the cover of Newsweek Magazine where he was termed as “Poet of Politics” (April 5, 1971).
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahmans letter to the general people of Bangladesh written on March 19 1971
Declaration of Indepedance Telegraph sent by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to Commandant Manik Chowdhury after midnight of 25th March,1971
Bengali refugees heading to India to flee persecution during the 1971 war of liberation Photo: Collected
Lieutenant General AAK Niazi, commander of the Pakistan army in East Pakistan, signs the Instrument of Surrender at the Race Course in Dhaka on this day in 1971. Photo: Collected
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the outspoken supporter of Bangladesh’s Liberation War, US Senator Edward Kennedy and his wife. Bangabandhu’s three sons; Sheikh kamal, Sheikh Jamal and Sheikh Russel are pictured with them (February 15, 1972).
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman reunited with his family after nine months in a Pakistani prison (January 10, 1972)
Celebrations in Dhaka on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman becoming the Prime Minister of Bangladesh (December 18, 1972)
Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Prime Minister Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman prior to their final round of talks in Calcutta (February 7, 1972)
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Indian General Jagjit Singh Aurora at the ceremonial exit parade of the Indian army stationed in Bangladesh (March 12, 1972)
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman arriving in London to undergo surgery and being welcomed at the airport by Bangladeshi expatriates and supporters (July 27, 1972)
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman leaves after his visit to London to undergo surgery (August 21, 1972)
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns home after a medical treatment visit to Europe (September 14, 1972)
“Rahman, The Father of Bengal” -A Film by Japanese Film Director Nagisa Oshima (1973)
Bangladesh election posters and slogans throughout the countryside and towns with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman receiving acclaim from his party (February 11, 1973)
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman votes in Bangladesh's first general elections (Mar 7, 1973)
Mass felicitation to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman after a triumphant election (1973)
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman arriving in Baghdad with a 30-member delegation (October 8, 1974)
Ms. Indira Gandhi stood by the side of the people of Bangladesh from the beginning of the Liberation War despite various adversities. She provided shelter to about one crore Bangladeshi refugees. She provided courage in the Liberation War by facing different diplomatic hurdles. She played a great role in freeing Bangabandhu from Pakistani jail. Her contribution to Bangladesh's Liberation War will be remembered forever.
The Soviet Foreign Minister during the time of war, Andrei Gromyko said to Rogers who was the Foreign Secretary of the USA, “The matter of East Pakistan is not an internal matter of Pakistan anymore. It has become a global issue.The Liberation War of Bangladesh got international recognition and support because of the diplomatic initiatives taken by Soviet Union.
Salute to Ted Kennedy, a supporter of our 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. Senator Edward Kennedy visited refugee camps in West Bengal in India during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. He became one of the first international leaders to visit Bangladesh after our independence.
English musician,known for his organization of "the Concert for Bangladesh", which took place on 1 August 1971
William A. S. Ouderland was a Dutch-Australian commando officer. He actively took part in the Bangladesh Liberation War. Later, he was awarded the fourth highest gallantry award, the Bir Protik, by the Government of Bangladesh. He is the only foreigner to receive this honorary award