Nurul Kabir

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    Promises of national independence and politics of public deception

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 01:18am on March 26, 2020

    BANGLADESH was born out of an extraordinary war of liberation, fought primarily by ordinary people, against the professionally trained occupation forces of neo-colonialist Pakistan 49...

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    Mujib’s thoughts on oppositionalism while in opposition

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2020

    Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (1920–1975), the founding president of Bangladesh, leaves behind him immensely valuable experiences of oppositional activism in mainstream politics which remains to be...

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    On externalities of a neighbour’s ‘internal’ affairs

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    BANGLADESH emerged as an independent state through a national liberation war against neo-colonialist Pakistan in 1971 while many a country across the world, particularly neighbouring...

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    Death of Dr Shelley or vanishing of a library

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelly (1943–2019), a scholar of multidimensional genius, has passed away in his prolonged sleep in hospital, causing visible and invisible tears in...

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    Back to basics: restoring the right to franchise

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:51am on March 26, 2019

    BANGLADESH observes today, March 26, 1971, the 48th anniversary of its armed resistance put up against an unjust war imposed on the people by the...