Month of great victory begins
Dhaka, Dec 1: The month of great victory, December, has begun. This victory was achieved in return for the honor 2 million mothers and sisters and of 3 million martyrs. The month will be celebrated through various programmes in the country and in embassies abroad.
The greatest event in the long political history of Bangladesh is the great liberation war of 1971. The social, political and economic dreams of the Bengali nation for a thousand years were fulfilled in this month through a historical event of the armed freedom struggle led by the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The greatest achievement of the Bengali nation, the unforgettable glorious final victory of the liberation war came on December 16 of this month. Bengalis recognized themselves in the world as an independent nation. Gaining its own territory and its own national flag with a red sun on a green chest.
Nationalism built on the basis of language, after a bloody war, declared independence was fulfilled on this day.
December is also a month of mourning for the bereaved as this achievement is in exchange for the sacrifice of many fresh lives and the honor of mothers and sisters in addition to the fulfillment of a thousand year dream of Bengalis.
In this month, the invading forces, with the help of their local friends Razakar-Al-Badr, Al-Shams, were involved in the brutal massacre of the country's talented and best children, intellectuals. There is no other precedent in the world for such a despicable massacre of the entire nation.
From the beginning of December 1971, the news of the defeat of the barbaric Pakistani invasion forces in the face of the guerilla attack of the freedom fighters and the combined air, land and water attacks of the Indian allied forces started coming from all directions. On December 16, Pakistani forces were forced to surrender at Dhaka's historic Race Course Ground (now Suhrawardy Udyan). From where Father of the Nation Bangabandhu called for independence on March 7, Pakistani General Niazi signed the document of defeat. Through this, the final victory of the nine-month bloody liberation war was achieved. The nation achieves the freedom of a thousand year dream.