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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a young football player of the Dhaka Wanderer’s Club. He is in the bottom row, third from the left (1940).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was studying at the Islamia College in Kolkata when he lived as a residential student of the “Baker Govt Hostel”. He stayed in room 24 of the hostel, which was located on Smith Lane of the Taltola area (1946).

Mahatma Gandhi and Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy in Kolkata, during their hunger strike against the Hindu-Muslim communal riots. Standing behind them is the young student leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1947).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman guiding his fellow compatriot Shawkat Ali to the hospital, after he was injured by a police attack during a strike, demanding Bangla as the state language in front of the Secretariat House (1948).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman guiding his fellow compatriot Shawkat Ali to the hospital, after he was injured by a police attack during a strike, demanding Bangla as the state language in front of the Secretariat House (1948).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his way to attend an Awami League members’ council after being released from prison. With him in the car are his father Sheikh Lutfar Rahman, Shamsul Haque, Iyar Mohammad Khan and others (June 26, 1949).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with his political idol and mentor Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy (1949).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the Great Wall of China during his visit to attend a peace conference (1952).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his fellow political leaders praying on the street in memory of the Language Martyrs (February 21, 1953).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaking to the members of Awami Muslim League, in a public meeting in Armanitola (May, 1953).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy travelling through Rajshahi for their election campaign (1954).

Chief Minister Sher E Bangla A K Fazlul Haque dictates, as Sheikh Mujibur Rahman takes his oath as a minister (May 15, 1954).

Members of the Parliament- in the bottom row from left, Khairat Hossain, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Sher E Bangla AK Fazlul Haque, Ataur Rahman Khan, Saratchandra Majumdar, Mahmud Ali. In the top row from right, M Mansur Ali, Dhirendranath Dutta, Mashiur Rahman, Monoranjan Dhar and Abdur Rahman Khan (1954).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and M Mansur Ali with their political compatriots (1956).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Mao Tse Tung, Head of State and the Chairman of the communist party in China. Fathers of two Nations in one frame (1956).

Awami League’s General Secretary Sheikh Mujibur Rahman reading the welcome speech at the reception ceremony of Chinese Prime Minister Chow N Lai in Dhaka. Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy is standing next to them (February 26, 1956).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman attending an Afro-Asian Cultural Conference in Tangail’s Kagmari with Maulana Bhashani, Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy and Tofazzal Hossain Manik Miah (February 1957).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a parliament meeting with the Governor of East Pakistan Sher E Bangla A K Fazlul Haque and the Chief Minister Ataur Rahman Khan (June 7, 1957).

Chief Minister of the coalition government Ataur Rahman Khan and Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the Indian President Rajendra Prasad during an official visit to New Delhi (1957).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with his political mentor and the then Prime Minister of Pakistan Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy (1957).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman presenting a fiery speech after the release of Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy during a movement against Ayub Khan’s autocratic rule (1962).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaking out against Pakistan's Dictator Ayub Khan's martial law of Elective Body Disqualificate Order (EBDO) (1962).

During the morning rally in memory of the Language Martyrs, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani, Mohiuddin Ahmed and Tajuddin Ahmed (February 21, 1964).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman presenting a powerful speech addressing the merits of the 6-point demand (1966).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman being taken in a mail train after being arrested from Sylhet (April 23, 1966).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman being taken to prison after he was sentenced with imprisonment for the Agartala Conspiracy Case (January 20, 1966).

Seen smiling with his daughter Sheikh Hasina after the Agartala conspiracy case was withdrawn and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was released from prison. With them are his wife Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib and Sheikh Kamal (1969).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was adorned with the title of ‘Bangabandhu’ by the students and public in a meeting after he was released from prison. Here, DUCSU’s Vice President Tofayel Ahmed is presenting an impassioned speech at the event (1969).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a meeting in Tejgaon during the election campaign (1970).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman casting his vote in the historic elections of the '70s (December 7, 1970).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Tajuddin Ahmed and the seven women leaders of Awami League listening to the '70s election results (1970).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with his fellow political leaders on their way to the Racecourse Maidan, where the newly elected Awami League members at the national and provincial council would take an oath supporting the 6-point demand (January 3, 1971).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman proclaims the fight for freedom to a sea of patriots at the Racecourse Maidan with his iconic speech. This speech of 18minutes 31seconds has been recognised by the UNESCO as a World Culture Heritage (March 7, 1971).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returning the adoration of the people at his Dhanmondi 32 residence. Behind him stands his daughter Sheikh Hasina (March 23, 1971).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the cover of Newsweek Magazine (April 5, 1971).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the London press conference talking to the world media after his release from Pakistani prison (January 8, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is greeted by the British Prime Minister Edward Heath in London. After the meeting, the British Prime Minister himself opened the car door for Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman after the Birmingham public meeting (January 8, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Birmingham Palace with Queen Elizabeth the second and the Duke of Edinburgh (1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman welcomed by the Indian President V V Giri in Delhi (1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman acknowledging the reception of a huge gathering of followers upon his landing at the Tejgaon Airport (1972).

During Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s homecoming, an overwhelmingly emotional environment is created. Mother of the Nation Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib embraces her husband and his nephew Sheikh Fazlul Hoque Moni adoringly pats his head (January 10, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman takes oath as the Prime Minister of a free and independent Bangladesh (January 12, 1972). মুজিবুর রহমান।

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman greeting the people gathered at the event of Freedom Fighters’ weapon submission in Dhaka Stadium (January 31, 1972).

A freedom fighter submits his weapon to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the Dhaka Stadium (31 January, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaking with an injured freedom fighter at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivering a speech to a sea of people at Kolkata’s Brigade Grounds. Behind him sits the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (February 6, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaks with the family members of the intellectual martyrs seeking justice against the war criminals (1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the outspoken supporter of an Independent Bangladesh, US Senator Edward Kennedy and his wife (February 15, 1972).

First observance of Shaheed Dibash in liberated Bangladesh (February 21, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman scans the inaugural issue of the daily Banglar Bani. Beside him is the Editor of the Publication Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni (February 21, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the Prime Minister’s residence with the World renowned filmmaker Satyajit Ray, Shopna Ray, Shyamol Mitra, Joyanta Das, Shumitra Mukherjee, Apple Mahmud, Barun Bakshi, Amal Mukherjee, Sheikh Jamal and Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim (1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in conversation with artist Hemanta Mukhopaddhay at his Dhanmondi residence. Present with him are his daughters Sheikh Hasina, Sheikh Rehana and grandson Sajeeb Wazed Joy (February 1972).

Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin welcomes Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (March 1, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaks in the Kremlin (March 1972).

Independent Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman observes the exit parade of the Indian Army (March 12, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman welcoming the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Dhaka Airport (March 17, 1972).

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi visits Bangladesh. With her are Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, his wife Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib and their youngest son Sheikh Rasel (March 17, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and family with the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (March 18, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Sheikh Fazilatunnesa with the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (March 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaks at the people’s council (April 10, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman blesses Rangpur Girls School’s student Jennifer Eli, when she came to visit him at the Rangpur Circuit House (May 11, 1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman presenting a speech on his receiving the lifetime membership of Dhaka University’s Students Central Union (1972).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in conversation with the UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim (November 27, 1972).

Mother of the Nation Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib beside the sick-bed of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The first football league in an independent Bangladesh is rolled on to the field. A moment from just ahead of that match between Bangabandhu 11 and the President 11 (1972).

Indian Army personnel Ashok Kumar Tara with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s family. He oversaw security for Bangabandhu’s family after the independence of Bangladesh.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with his eldest daughter Sheikh Hasina and his grandson Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaks in Awami League’s general meeting at the Indira stage in Racecourse Maidan. Beside him on General Secretary Jillur Rahman's lap is the young Sheikh Rasel.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman amid supporters with the four national leaders.

Artists adorn the head of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with “Mathal” after a show of the popular folk music “Gambhira” (January 10, 1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman takes oath as the Prime Minister of a free and independent Bangladesh for the second time (March, 1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Zambia's President Kenneth Kaunda (August 3, 1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addresses the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in Algiers (1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in conversation with Syrian President Hafiz al-Assad (September 5, 1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Algiers (1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman embracing Anowar Sadat, the President of Egyt (1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with King Faisal of Algiers. This meeting was the beginning of the discussions that led to Bangladeshis being able to make the Holy Hajj (1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman receiving the guard of honor on his visit to Japan. Present with him is the Prime Minister of Japan Kakuei Tanaka (October, 1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman receives an embroidered "ghilaf" as gift at the mausoleum of Hazrat Abdul Quader Jilani (R)

Malaysian King Abdul Halim and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in conversation (December 3, 1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with his parents and family.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during his meal with wife Fazilatunnesa.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman among the people in cyclone affected areas (1973).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with his parents.

Mother Sayera Khatun hugging her son Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ‘Khoka’ lovingly.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman picking his grandchild Sajeeb Wazed Joy up into his lap at the Tejgaon Airport.।

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaking at the Bangla Literary Conference (1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman receives an embroidered "ghilaf" as a gift at the mausoleum of Hazrat Abdul Quader Jilani (R).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the Islamic nations meet (OIC) in Lahore (February 23, 1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the Burmese President Ne Win (April 28, 1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Senegalese Poet President Léopold Sédar Senghor (May 1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during the signing of Mujib-Indira treaty (May 16, 1974).

A smiling Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during the signing of Mujib-Indira treaty (May 16, 1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the United States President Gerald Ford at the White House (1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Iraqi President Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr (October 8, 1974).

With Saddam Hussein and members of Iraq's Revolutionary Command Council (October 1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the Ameer of Kuwait (November 10, 1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahiyan, the President of United Arab Emirates (December 18, 1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaking at the first congress of Juboleague (1974).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the eminent poet 'Pollikobi' Jasimuddin.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in an intimate moment with his children Sheikh Hasina & Sheikh Rasel and his grandchildren Joy & Putul.

Youngest son Sheikh Rasel in the embrace of his father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with his father Sheikh Lutfor Rahman (1975).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a cabinet meeting.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Bodrunnesa Ahmed, Sajeda Chowdhury, Ivy Rahman, Sahara Khatun, Momtaj Begum, Duniya Begum, Khaleda Khanom and other women leaders of Awami League at the Gonobhaban.

On the way to his offices, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman greets the crowd.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to Bangladesh after a successful visit abroad. One of his closest compatriots, Syed Nazrul Islam, is unable to contain his excitement and receives him on the stairs of the airplane itself.

Children flocking at the Gonobhaban on the occasion Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday. Beside Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is Colonel Jamil & his personal employee Mohammad Forashuddin (March 17, 1975).

On the occasion of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday, Sheikh Kamal representing the Abahani sporting clubs receives his father with garlands (March 17, 1975).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman receiving the guard of honor after launching the Betbunia ground satellite center in 1975. Beside him is the Prime Minister M Monsur Ali (June 14, 1975).

The eldest son Sheikh Kamal and his wife Sultana Kamal on their marriage day, with their father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman & sister Sheikh Hasina (July 14, 1975).

Sheikh Hasina offering a drink to Sheikh Kamal’s wife. Sitting content beside them is Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (July 1975).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s son Sheikh Jamal is married just three days after the marriage of his eldest son Sheikh Kamal. Present at the ceremony were Sheikh Kamal, Sultana Kamal & daughter in law Parvin Jamal Rosy (July 17, 1975).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addresses United Nations General Assembly in BANGLA for the first time (September 24, 1974).

১৯৭৫ সালের ১৫ই আগস্ট ধানমন্ডি ৩২ নম্বরের বাসায় সপরিবারে খুন হন বাঙালি জাতির পিতা বঙ্গবন্ধু শেখ মুজিবুর রহমান। সিঁড়িতে পড়েছিলো তাঁর গুলিবিদ্ধ লাশ।