Attempts made to erase Bangabandhu from history: PM



Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday emphasised informing the new generations about the struggles and sacrifices behind the achievements of the country, reports UNB.

“If the future generations know about these sacrifices and struggles they will learn the value of patriotism. Their merits, knowledge and creativity will flourish,” she said.

Sheikh Hasina said this while inaugurating a 150 feet long scroll painting on the life of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman titled “Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib: Mohajiboner Pot” (Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib: Canvas of Great Life).

The programme was held at National Museum at Shahbag with the premier joining it virtually from her official residence Ganabhaban.

She said that the government has developed the country from 2009 to 2022 a lot changing the lives of the people significantly.

She mentioned that poverty has been reduced and people are getting an education and other facilities with development spreading to the rural areas.

“With these developments, I think that the sacrifices and struggles of the people behind these achievements have to be known by the people,” she said.

The prime minister said that the country observes 21st February as International Mother Language Day and Martyrs’ Day, the historic 7th March speech of the Father of the Nation, brutal assassination of the Father of the Nation on 15th August, genocide in 1971.

She also recalled the struggle of the people and the bravery of the unarmed Bangalees to liberate the country through a war.

“We have many historical events like these. Our children, youths and generations have to know this history. Knowing this they will be imbued with patriotism and inspired to devote them to the welfare of the people,” she said.

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