Introduction: Our War of Liberation is an important event in the history of the nation. We achieved our independence through this Liberation War. To achieve this· independence millions of martyrs sacrificed their lives. with a smiling face. Bangladesh came into being as an independent· nation after this bloody war. The war continued for nine months.
Our glorious achievement: The most glorious and the greatest achievement for Bangladesh in the Just century has been its birth as an independent nation Bangladesh won a flag an identity and occupied a place in the world’s map. But Bangladesh had to pay a heavy price for its independence. Many heroic sons of this soil. fought bravely and achieved martyrdom to liberate their country.
Background of Liberation War: The main reason for which the nation fought for liberation against Pakistan was the audacity and denial of the Pakistani rulers to recognize the elector triumph of the Awami League under the leadership of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1970. Soon, it became clear that the Pakistani authorities are engaged in power intrigues and they were quite unwilling to accept Bengalees majority and leadership in the chair of power. As a result, the Bengal is stood up and demanded independence,
Causes of Liberation War: The causes of our Liberation war are rooted in the social, discrimination, political deprivation and economic exploitation. The people of this region had long been exploited by the Pakistani authorities like the colonial period. The Bengals were treated as a second class citizen in their own country. They were discriminated in govt. services, in business and in getting govt. right and privileges. These created anger and resentment among the Bengalees.
Declaration of war: On the 7th March 1971 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman while addressing a huge crowd in the historic racecourse ground declared that the struggle of this time struggles for freedom, the struggle of this time struggles for independence. On 26 March, Major Ziaur Rahman, an officer in the Pakistan army declared the independence of Bangladesh on behalf of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from Kalurghat Radio center.
Description of the war: Pak military forces· killed thousands of innocent men, women, and children, ransacked innumerable houses and looted their belongings. They set to fire shops, bazaars, schools, colleges and destroyed roads, bridges. They also disrupted railways, waterways, and airways. Pak army continued their reign of occupation and atrocities all over Bangladesh until the 16th December 1971.
The result of Liberation War: The result of Liberation War has been written in the letters of gold in the history of Bangladesh. On December 16, 1971, · Pakistani, General A.K. Neazi surrendered at Dhaka Race Course to the Allied forces of Mukti Bahini and the Indian Army. And this surrender marked the end of war. So, on December 16, Bangladesh liberated and came into being as an independent state.
Conclusion: Thus, after a sea of blood and lots of sacrifices we achieved our liberation from Pakistan. Today we are proud as an independent and sovereign nation. Our Liberation War has gone down to history. But it is a history written down with blood, it is an achievement that is more valuable than our lives.