mujib

Photo Archive

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during the signing of Mujib-Indira treaty

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during the signing of Mujib-Indira treaty

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman welcoming the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Dhaka Airport

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and family with the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Sheikh Fazilatunnesa with the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman meets UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan calls on Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Zambia's President Kenneth Kaunda

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Iraqi President Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr

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

Malaysian King Abdul Halim and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the Ameer of Kuwait

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in coversation with Syrian President Hafiz al-Assad

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaks in the Kremlin

Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin welcomes Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Senegal's President Leopold Sedar Senghor with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

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

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

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman scans inaugural issue of the daily Banglar Bani. Beside him is the Editor of the Publication Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni

Bangla Literary Conference (1974)

Members of a visiting Egyptian Trade Mission presenting the calligraphy of THE HOLY QURAN to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a cabinet meeting

On his way to the office, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman greets the crowd

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Burma's President Ne Win

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman takes oath of office as Prime Minister for the second time (1973)

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahiyan of the United Arab Emirates

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman meets the UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman amidst his parents and family

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the British Prime Minister Edward Heath

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the eminent poet Jasimuddin

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during his meal with his wife Fazilatunnesa standing next to him

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the cover of Newsweek Magazine's April 5, 1971 issue

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a young football player. This image of the football team of Dhaka Wanderer’s Club was taken in 1940. He is in the bottom row, third from the left.

In 1947, Mahatma Gandhi and Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy went on a hunger strike against the Hindu-Muslim communal riot in Kolkata. Standing behind them is the young student leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman taking 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.

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with his political idol Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy in 1949

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his fellow political leaders praying on the street in memory of the martyrs on February 21, 1953

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and M Mansur Ali with their political compatriots

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a public meeting of Awami Muslim League in Armanitola, May, 1953

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on a boat trip with Hussein Shaheed Suhrawardy in 1954

Sher E Bangla A K Fazlul Haque dictates as Sheikh Mujibur Rahman takes his oath as a minister

Members of the Parliament- 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.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Mao Tse Tung, head of state and the chairman of the communist party in China in 1956. Fathers of two Nations in one frame.

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 stands next to him.

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

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman attending an Afro-Asian Cultural Conference in Tangail’s Kagmari on February 1957.

Political figures during a movement against Ayub Khan’s autocratic rule in 1962. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is presenting a speech.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman giving a speech against Ayub’s martial law in 1962.

During the morning rally on February 21, 1964, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani, Mohiuddin Ahmed and Tajuddin Ahmed.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman presenting a powerful speech addressing the 6-point demand.

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman being taken to prison after he was sentenced with imprisonment on 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. Beside them are his wife Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib and Sheikh Kamal.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was adorned with the title of ‘Bangabandhu’ in a public meeting after he was released from prison in 1969. Here, DUCSU’s Vice President Tofayel Ahmed is presenting a speech.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in an election meeting in Tejgaon, Dhaka during the election campaign of 1970.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman during the election campaign of 1970.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman casting his vote in the historic election of December 7, 1970.

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with Tajuddin Ahmed and the seven elected women leaders from both councils of Pakistan.

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

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman comes out after the Birmingham public meeting on January 8, 1972.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the London press conference after his release from the Pakistani prison on January 8, 1972.

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman finally returns to his homeland on January 10, 1972.

During Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s return home on January 10, 1972, 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.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman takes oath as the Prime Minister of a free and independent Bangladesh.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman greeting the people at the event of freedom fighters’ weapon submission in Dhaka Stadium on January 31, 1972.

A freedom fighter submits his weapon to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the Dhaka Stadium.

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

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

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the four national leaders in the midst of a crowd of supporters.

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

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaks at the people’s council in 1972.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the Prime Minister’s residence in 1972 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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman surveying cyclone affected areas in 1973.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman speaks in Awami League’s general meeting at the Indira stage in Racecourse Meydan.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to Bangladesh after a successful visit abroad.

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

Flocking children at the Gonobhaban on the occasion Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday. Beside Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is Colonel Jamil & his personal employee Mohammad Forashuddin.

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.

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.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivering a speech to a sea of people at Kolkata’s Brigade Grounds. Beside him is the Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

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

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

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

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

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

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

On September 25, 1974, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivers a speech in Bengali at the 29th general assembly of the United Nations. This is the first instance of a Bengali speech at the world stage.

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

Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with his parents.

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

Indian Army personnel Ashok Kumar Tara with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s family. He was in charge of the scurity of Bangabandhu’s family after the independence of Bangladesh.

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

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

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

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

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

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with his father Sheikh Lutfor Rahman in 1975.

The eldest son Sheikh Kamal and his wife Sultana Kamal on their marriage day with the Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman & Sheikh Hasina.

Sheikh Hasina giving a drink to Sheikh Kamal’s life partner. Sitting beside them is the Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

July 17, 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.

On August 15, 1975, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family were brutally murdered in their Dhanmondi 32 home. His bullet riddled body lay on the staircase.

A residential student of “Baker Hostel”, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman joins Bengal Muslim League and gets elected to the post of General Secretary of Islamia College Students Council.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman welcomed by President of India V V Giri, in Delhi during 1972.