The memorable Homecoming Day of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheik Mujibur Rahman will be noticed today the nation over in a befitting way.
Bangabandhu, the undisputed head of the country and preeminent officer of the nation's Liberation War, gotten back to the holy soil of free Bangladesh by means of London and New Delhi on January 10 of every 1972, following 290 days of restriction in Pakistan prison.
The Homecoming Day of Bangabandhu this year accompanied an additional importance as it corresponded with Father of the Nation's introduction to the world century festivities, only three months in front of the brilliant celebration of the nation's freedom.
All projects denoting the day this year will be noticed keeping up wellbeing rules in face of the worldwide pandemic Covid.
The evening of March 25, 1971, Pakistan armed force captured Bangabandhu from his Dhanmondi home and sent him to a West Pakistani prison the next day.
Bangabandhu was exposed to brutal torment in the Pakistan prison where he had been checking minutes for the execution of his capital punishment that was articulated in an absurd preliminary.
"I was a detainee in the denounced cell anticipating hanging. From the day I went into prison, I didn't know if I was to live. I was intellectually prepared to kick the bucket. However, I realized Bangladesh would be freed," Bangabandhu talked sincerely about his difficulty in Pakistani jail at a news meeting in London.
On the Pakistani armed force's butcher of Bengalis, Mujib announced, "If Hitler might have been alive today, he would be embarrassed."
Prior on March 26 out of 1971, Bangabandhu declared autonomy of Bangladesh and asked individuals from varying backgrounds to take an interest wholeheartedly in the country's War of Liberation.
Following the declaration of autonomy, Bangabandhu was captured by Pakistani military junta and afterward traveled to West Pakistan to keep him in jail there.
In spite of the fact that the last triumph in the nine-month-long Liberation War was accomplished vanquishing Pakistani occupation powers on December 16 of every 1971, the country's assumptions were satisfied and the individuals got the genuine taste of triumph with the homecoming of Bangabandhu on January 10, 1972.
On arriving at the capital's Tejgaon air terminal in the early evening on January 10, Bangabandhu was welcomed by a huge number of happy individuals who had been energetically holding back to see their cherished chief since the last triumph on December 16 of every 1971.
From air terminal, Bangabandhu was moved to the Racecourse Maidan (presently Suhrawardy Udyan) where he tended to an unconstrained gathering agreed to him by the happy comrades accepted to be 1,000,000.
He reviewed with deference the commitment of all during the war and encouraged the individuals to remake the war-assaulted nation.
Bangabandhu made vow of office as the nation's leader on January 12, 1972.