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The Rise of Sheikh Mujib as the Nation’s Torchbearer (Episode-04)

The Rise of Sheikh Mujib as the Nation’s Torchbearer (Episode-04)

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Aleem Haider Election in 1970 and victory of the Awami League  Bangabandhu was re-elected as the president of the Awami League on January 6 in 1970. The party at a working committee meeting decided that it would take part in the first-ever general elections in Pakistan, scheduled later that year. At a public rally at the Race Course ground (Suhrawardy Udyan) on June 7, Bangabandhu called upon people to elect his party to materialize the Six-Point demand. He chose the boat as his party’s election symbol and launched his campaign from Dhaka’s Dholai Khal. On October 28, he addressed the nation over radio and television and asked people to elect his party’s candidates to the National Assembly. However, a devastating cyclone devasted major parts of the coastal belt in Bangl...