Exhib in Rajshahi features rare photos of liberation war

RU Correspondent | Published: 20:45, Dec 25,2017

 
 

A day-long exhibition featuring around 100 rare photographs of liberation war was held in Rajshahi on Saturday.
Kendrio Kishore Pathagar organised the show at Boro Kuthi Muktamancha.
Moniruzzaman Moni, president of Rajshahi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, inaugurated the show on Saturday morning.
The displayed photographs depict sufferings of the war victims in the refugee camps in India, activities of the leaders of the then government in exile, atrocities of the Pakistani occupational army showing burned houses and mosques, their brutal process of checking whether a man was a Hindu or Muslim, bullet and grenade injured dead bodies of common people, brutal torture on freedom fighters by the Pakistani army, dogs eating dead bodies on streets, rotten bodies in the mass graves and others.
The show also displayed photos featuring surrender of the Pakistani forces at the then Race Course Maidan (now Suhrawardy Udyan) on December 16, 1971 and celebrations of the victory by the valiant freedom fighters and masses.
Sohag Ali, an organiser of the show said, told New Age that they arranged the exhibition to make the young people aware of the liberation war.

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