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The Rise of Sheikh Mujib as the Nation’s Torchbearer (Episode-02)

The Rise of Sheikh Mujib as the Nation’s Torchbearer (Episode-02)

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Aleem Haider The final stage of Language Movement Although Mujib had been incarcerated since October 1949, he had managed to establish close contacts with the politically active leaders and workers and through them, he ensured that an All-Party State Language Action Committee was formed. He supported them to observe 21st February as a ‘State Language Day. At the same time, he informed the authorities that he would go on an indefinite hunger strike from February 16 for his confinement without any charge. Soon afterward on February 14, the authorities moved him from Dhaka jail and sent him to Faridpur jail. On February 21, the students defied Section 144 and were fired upon by the police. That incident resulted in the killings of Salam, Barakat, Rafique, Jabbar, Shafiur, Abdul ...