Here is all about Bangladesh Independence Day 2023 from the beginning of the journey. Bangladesh started its journey towards independence on 26th March 1971. That’s the reason 26 March is the independence day there. The people of Bangladesh, as well as the Bangladesh Government, observe this day as a public holiday.
When is Independence Day of Bangladesh 2023?
|Year||Date||Day of Week|
|Bangladesh Independence Day 2019||26th March 2019||Tuesday|
|Bangladesh Independence Day 2020||26th March 2020||Thursday|
|Bangladesh Independence Day 2021||26th March 2021||Friday|
|Bangladesh Independence Day 2022||26th March 2022||Saturday|
On this day of 1971, Bangladesh Leader Major Ziaur Rahman declared the Independence Day on behalf of the Great Leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. By celebrating this day People of Bangladesh commemorates the declaration of independence against Pakistan.If you are in interested read the short note of Victory day of Bangladesh
This Day is celebrated nationally all over Bangladesh as an Independence day of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Independence Day History 1971
We can divide the liberation war movement
The General Election of 1970
The election of 1970 has great significance in the history of the liberation movement of Bangladesh. When the military rulers of Pakistan enforced oppressive measures on the leaders of East Pakistan including Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the people of this country organized movements against them. This was resulted in the mass uprising of 1969. As Ayub Khan stepped down following this uprising of 25 March, his successor General Yahiya Khan promised re-establishment of democracy in Pakistan. He declared that the military government would delegate power to the elected public representatives. Following this route, a general election was held in 1970.
In the election of 1970, People elected Great leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as their future leader of Pakistan. But Pakistan Armed Force and previous government didn’t agree to hand over the power to the elected leader
Historic 7th March Speech
There was an agitation in the political arena of Pakistan as the military rulers had
As the meeting was announced earlier, the Racecourse Maidan (at present, Suhrawardy Uddyan) was overflowed with millions
- Lifting of the prevailing martial law;
- Withdrawal of the soldiers to their barracks.
- Inquiry of the mass killing;
- Transfer of power to the elected
A disgraceful chapter opened up in the history of the Bangalees as well as the world at midnight of March 25. At that time, the Pakistan army attacked the unarmed, innocent, freedom-loving, common people of East Pakistan and committed random acts of assassination. Pakistan named that mission ‘Operation Searchlight’. Though that operation was launched on March 25, they had planned the attack at the beginning of March
Operation Search Light
When all preparations were made, March 25 was chosen for launching the genocide. Major General Rao Farman Ali was assigned to the main charge of Dhaka city. Attacks on Dhaka University dormitories started at dead of night. Acts of killing and brutal assaults continued in Jahurul Hoque Hall, Jagannath Hall, and Rokeya Hall.
The mass killing was taking place in the same fashion in old Dhaka, Kachukhet, Tejgaon, Indira Road, Mirpur, Mohammadpur, inside Dhaka airport, Rayer Bazar, Ganaktuli, Dhanmondi, Kalabagan, Kathalbagan, and other places. Genocide also started in other places in the country. Check Also 26 March Picture
Declaration of Independence
Following the commencement of genocide in Dhaka, Bangabandhu declared independence and broadcasted it via wireless. Immediately after hearing the proclamation announced by Bangabandhu, resistance was posted in different districts of Bangladesh including Chittagong. That was the beginning of an uneven war between Pakistani army and Bengalee police, Ansar and common people which is known as the Great War of Independence in history.
This may be my last message, from today Bangladesh is free. I call upon the people of Bangladesh, wherever you live, with all your resources, continue to oppose the Pakistani army. Overthrow the last Pakistani soldier from the soil of Bangladesh and continue your war till the final victory is achieved.Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
After that, Major Ziaur Rahman declared the independence on behalf of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He said
On behalf of our great national leader, supreme commander of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman do hereby proclaim the independence of Bangladesh.Major Ziaur Rahman
Bangladesh Independence War
The great war of liberation is the outcome of long political movements and struggles. It is likely that the difference of opinions among the political parties regarding the liberation war is evident. Though the majority of the leftist political parties were in favor of the liberation war, a certain faction was against it.
On the other hand, the Islamic political parties having faith in Pakistani ideology not only opposed the war of liberation but also helped the Pakistani forces in violence, torture, and genocide and directly participated in such acts. Awami League is the party that led to the war of liberation. The first Bangladesh government was formed with Bangabandhu as the After the 9-month war, Bangladesh gained victory over Pakistan. It was the 16th of December. This is the short history of Independent Bangladesh.
FAQ of Bangladesh Independence Day
Independence day of Bangladesh Observation
In 2023 Bangladesh is going to celebrate the 49th Independence day of Bangladesh. In this day of 49 years ago, Bangladesh started its journey to independence. In the prior of Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Independence, this year Bangladesh will celebrate the independence day with a different program.
These programs composed of the different cultural programs of different organizations. Nationally parades are arranged. Besides these, Political Speech and Gun salute are held
The School and colleges arranged drawing and Essay writing competition on this occasion. Most of the cases the essay on different national days of Bangladesh like Independence day of Bangladesh Essay etc.
That’s All about the Bangladesh Independence day of Bangladesh. We are here discussed about history and other important information about Bangladesh. If you have any question let us know through comments. We are ready to serve you
- When is the Bangladesh independence day date?
26th March is the independence of Bangladesh to commemorate the declaration of independence against Pakistan.
- Who declared Independence of Bangladesh?
The Very First President of Bangladesh and one of the great political leader, Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared the Independence of Bangladesh in late Night of 25th March. Then Major Ziaur Rahman declared it again on behalf of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
- What is on the 16th of December in Bangladesh?
After the declaration of Independence, The liberation war started on 26th March 1971. Bangladesh got independence on 16th December 1971. 16th December is the Bangladesh victory day of Bangladesh and We got our National Flag
- When did Bangladesh become Independent?
Liberation war of Bangladesh Starts from the 25th March 1971. It continued until 16 December 1971. So, 16th December is the victory day and 1971 is the year