Bangamata’s ideology will remain as source of inspiration

DHAKA, President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister

Sheikh Hasina paid profound respect to Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib

and said her ideology will remain as a source of inspiration for Bengali


In separate messages on the eve of the 89th birth anniversary of Bangamata

Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh

Mujibur Rahman, the President and the Prime Minister said Bangamata had

played a pivotal role in building the nation staying beside the Father of the


Bangabandhu's wife Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib is a pride of the

Bangalee nation and also a source of inspiration for the womenfolk . . . she

became Bangamata because of her sacrifice, empathy, cooperation and

ingenuity, said President Abdul Hamid in his message.

Staying beside her husband Bangabandhu, Bangamata faced the difficult

situations with firmness during Bangabandhu's frequent imprisonments, he


Bangabandhu had to go to jail many times for the sake of the country, the

President said, adding that Bangamata ran cases of Bangabandhu, gave

directives and extended cooperation for organizational activities of the

party side by side with looking after her family.

Abdul Hamid said Bangamata had played a significant role from behind the

scene for Bangabandhu's historic 7th March speech. Bangamata Fazilatunnesa

Mujib was not only the wife of the Father of the Nation but was also the

behindthescene architect of the struggle for independence in the history of

Bangladesh, said the President.

Her contribution to the history of struggle for independence and the War

of Liberation would be ever remembered, he added.

In her message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said though Fazilatunnesa

Mujib was the wife of the architect of an independent country, she used to

lead a very simple and plain life.

Because of that, she played a unique role in the struggle of independence,

Liberation War and rebuilding of the country after the liberation side by

side with carrying out responsibility for family members and relatives, said

the Prime Minister.

Bangamata had a remarkable role behind the political success of

Bangabandhu, the Prime Minister said, adding that she (Bangamata) was an

adept and genuine associate of Bangabandhu.

Sheikh Hasina said Bangamata gave inspiration and courage to Bangabandhu

to administer the struggle of independence and Liberation War towards the

right direction.

The PM recalled that during the Liberation War in 1971, Bangamata had

faced the situation with patience, courage and wisdom while her husband

remained imprisoned in Pakistan.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)