Government Policy

Bangabandhu means Bangladesh: Murad

State Minister for Information and

Broadcasting Dr Md Murad Hassan today said Bangabandhu means Bangladesh as

the great leader gifted an independent motherland to the repressed and

persecuted Bangalee nation.

He was addressing a discussion marking the birth centenary of Father of

the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children’s Day

at Betar Bhaban here.

“Many people had fought for independence of this soil. Hajong revolt,

Santhal rebellion, Titumirer Bansher Kella (bamboo fort), Faqir Majnu Shah

waged Fakir-Sannyasi rebellion had took place. But nobody can gift a free and

independent country,” he said.

Murad said only Bangabandhu was the first illustrious son of this soil,

who not only showed the path of freedom but also gifted an independent


“Bangabandhu was the messenger of our freedom. So, the nation today firmly

utters that Bangabandhu means Bangladesh,” he said.

He underscored the need for disseminating the ideology of Bangabandhu among

children and juvenile.

Chaired by Bangladesh Betar Director General Ahmed Quamruzzaman, the

function was addressed by historian Dr. Syed Anwar Husain, Bangladesh Betar

additional Director General (programme) Salahuddin Ahmed, Chief Engineer Kazi

Md Liakat Ali and Deputy Director General (news) ASM Zahid, among others.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)