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From crackdown to war

2022-03-26 00:00:00

In the second week of March, 1971, Yahya Khan arrived in Dhaka for discussions with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. A few days later Bhutto joined them...

Operation Searchlight & slaughter of Dhaka

2022-03-26 00:00:00

'Operation Searchlight' was a brutal campaign waged by the Pakistani military personnel stationed in Bangladesh territory against the unarmed Bangalis from the night of March...

The road to liberty

2022-03-26 12:00:00

March 25, 1971 dawned in unease, both among the Bengali political leadership and the population as a whole. From the early part of the day,...