Bangladesh: Past and Present
"This work is an attempt to unfold the contribution made by the great Muslim Bengalis in the independence movement of India and later in the struggle for autonomy of East Pakistan culminating in the independence of Bangladesh. I have analysed the events of the post-independence period of Bangladesh and the challenges encountered by the new nation as it enters the year 2003"--P. viii.
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I wonder why the author didn't mention the name of the founder treasurer of Awami League Mr. Yar Mohammad Khan who was also the founder publisher of The Daily Ittefaq. Other than that the book provides valuable information for the people of Bangladesh.
A very informative and unbiased book which brings to light some facts that has not been highlighted before.
The land people culture and economic condition
Changing phases of Bengali nationalism leading
Contribution of the Bengali Muslims in the struggle for
Replaced by the Governors rule
Demand for full autonomy of East Pakistan
Position of the opposition parties
Prime Minister for the third term
Bengali Muslim identity
Role of Lord Mountbatten
A sovereign unit of Pakistan
Political manoeuvring by the Pakistani politicians without
No conflict between Bengali nationalism against the West Pakistani