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Bangabandhu's speech on March 7 is eternal inspiration of freedom: Mahbubul Alam Hanif

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 11th March, 2022 09:35:46 PM
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Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's speech on March 7 is the eternal inspiration of freedom and emancipation of people all over the world. 

Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif said this while speaking as the chief guest at a discussion meeting organized by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Digital University (BDU) marking historic March 7 on Thursday (March 10).

Former Vice Chancellor of National University and Bangabandhu Chair of Heidelberg University of Germany Professor Dr. Harun-ur-Rashid spoke as the special guest in the meeting presided over by the Vice Chancellor of BDU Dr Munaz Ahmed Noor.

Speaking as the chief guest, Mahbubul Alam Hanif, said the main inspiration for the 9-month bloody war of the Bengali nation in 1971 was the historic speech delivered on March 7. Where Bangabandhu uttered in a thunderous voice - ' This time the struggle is for our liberation, this time the struggle is for freedom. In the same way, these immortal words and discourses inspire all the exploited and deprived people of the world to jump into the struggle for liberation. Therefore, this historic speech of Bangabandhu on March 7, which shook the world, is the eternal inspiration of the freedom-loving people of the world.

Speaking as the special guest Dr. Harun-ur-Rashid said that Bangabandhu's speech on March 7 was a skillful statement of a skilled strategist. At the end of his speech, he (Bangabandhu) uttered the word ' independence ' in such a way that there was nothing left of the declaration, nor was it possible for the Pakistani ruling class to accuse him of unilateral declaration of independence. In fact, this speech of Bangabandhu was the declaration of independence of Bangladesh.

BDU VC Prof. Dr. Munaj Ahmed Noor said that on March 7, 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered the message of liberation to the freedom loving Bengali nation. The successful outcome of that speech on March 7 is independent Bangladesh. Even in 50 years, the appeal of that speech of 16 minutes has not diminished but this historic speech of Bangabandhu has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on October 30, 2016.

Among others, the university Registrar (Additional Responsibilities) Md Ashraf Uddin, Senior Systems Analyst Muhammad Shahinul Kabir, Education Department Head (Additional Responsibilities) Md Ashrafuzzaman, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Department Head (Acting) Farzana Akter, ICT department assistant teacher Professor Samsuddin Ahmed were also present on the occasion.