Bangladesh started its journey towards independence on 26th March 1971. That’s the reason 26 March is the independence day there. People of Bangladesh, as well as Bangladesh Government, observe this day as a public holiday.
Dates of Bangladesh Independence Day
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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 hurry read the short note of Bangladesh Independence Day Paragraph
This Day is celebrated nationally all over Bangladesh as an Independence day of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Independence History 1971
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.
From then there are several meeting and discussion was held. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman told about the movement in historical 7th March speech. After that Pakistani ruler became angrier. In the night of 25th March 1971, They arrested Banga Bandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Before that this great leader declared the independence of Bangladesh.
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.
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. It is further proclaimed that Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the sole leader of elected representatives of 75 million people of Bangladesh. I, therefore, appeal on behalf of our great leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the government of all democratic countries of the world especially big world part and neighboring countries to take effective steps to stop immediately. The genocide that has been carried on by the army Pakistan. The legally elected representatives of the majority of the people as expressionist, it is cruel joke and contradiction in terms which should be fool none. The guiding principle of a new step will be first neutrality, second peace and third friendship to all and anonymity to none. ─ May Allah help us, Jai Bangla.
After the declaration of Independence of Bangladesh, Liberation war of Bangladesh started. The People of Bangladesh spontaneously joined in the liberation war
After the 9 month war, Bangladesh gained victory over Pakistan. It was 16th December. This is the short history of Independent Bangladesh.
Some Common Question about Bangladesh Independence Day1.When is the independence of Bangladesh? \
26th March is the independence of Bangladesh to commemorate the declaration of Independence against Pakistan
2.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
3.What is 16th 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 victory day of Bangladesh.