English Assignment Class- 9
Unit One: Father of the Nation
Prepare a fact file (a short report of all the most important information on a person or subject) on the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. You can use narratives, pictures, images, information, newspaper clips etc. to support your assignment. Write 180-200 words.
A fact file on the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the architect of independent Bangladesh. He is recognized as the greatest Bengali of the past Thousand Years.We owe to his charismatic leadership for making us a free nation. This great leader was born on 17th March 1920 at Tungipara in Gopalganj. His father’s name was Sheikh lutfur Rahman and mother’s name was Sayera Khatun.He passed the matriculation examination from the Gopalganj Mission High School.He obtained B.A. degree in 1947 from the Kolkata Islamic college.
Afterwards, he joined the politics and did his best for the Bengali Nation to make them free from the misrule and oppression of the pak rulers .His history address on the 17th March 1971, ata mammoth gathering at the Race Course marked a turning point in the history of the Bengali Nation. IN his address he made a clarion call, saying: ” Build forts in each homestead. You must resist the Pakistani army with whatever you have in hand. Remember: since we have alreday had to shed blood , we will have to shed a lot more of it. By the grace of Allah we will be able to liberate the people of this land. The struggle this time is a struggle for freedom__ the struggle this time is a struggle for emancipation. He was arrested at 25 March, 1971 and was taken to Pakistan. He was sent back home after Liberation. He was the Prime Minister and sometime President of Bangladesh but unfortunately he was assassinated by some misguided Army officers on 15th August, 1975 ,along with most of his family members excepting for his two daughters. It is considered a great loss for the nation. Nothing can compensate the loss. He was engraved at Tungipara.