Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is one of the greatest sons of this land. He is called the Father of the Nation for his great contribution to the..
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Introduction: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is one of the greatest sons of this land. He is called the Father of the Nation for his great contribution to the Liberation War of Bangladesh. During that period he inspired the whole nation against the occupying force of West Pakistan with his unparalleled leadership. There could be no doubt that he was a great leader.
Birth and Education: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born at Tungipara in Gopalgonj district on the 17th March 1920 A.D. His father's name was Sheikh Lutfar Rahman and his mother's name was Shahera Begum. At the age of seven, he was admitted to Gopalgonj Public School. Bangabandhu graduated from Calcutta Islamia College in 1947. In the same year, he got himself admitted into Dhaka University in the Department of Law.
Political Career: He got involved in politics and had the first taste of jail at the age of fifteen. As a political worker, he met Sher-e-Bangla Fazlul Hoque and Suhrawardy. It is said that he was deeply impressed by Suhrawardy. He was the founder of the East Pakistan Muslim Students' league. In 1948 Awami Muslim League was formed and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the first Joint Secretary. In 1966 he was elected the president of the party. He was deeply involved in different movements of Bangladeshi people such as the Language Movement, Public Upsurge of 1969 etc. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared the independence of Bangladesh on the 26th of March in 1971. As a result, he was arrested. But the liberation war continued. After nine months the Pakistani forces surrendered.
Death: He died in an army coup on the 15th August 1975 A.D. with most of the members of his family.
Conclusion: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a great leader and a true Bangladeshi. It was his dream to see Bangladesh as a prosperous country. He loved this country and its people from the bottom of his heart. We should also love this country and should remain prepared to sacrifice ourselves for the betterment of this country. The deeds of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be written in golden letters in the history of Bangladesh.