Bangabandhu : “the undisputed political leader” … “Poet of Politics”
As the Mujib-Yahya talks entered the second day (March seventeen, 1971), the atmosphere was suddenly charged with news of army gap hearth on Bengali civilians in city.
Apparently a riot had broken out, instigated by armed forces’ personnel wearing civilian dress, and that they had opened hearth on a pro-Awami League procession whereas it absolutely was passing by a “Bihari” neighborhood.
The whole country was incensed at the incident and everyone knew that it absolutely was a “probing” ways of the Pakistanis. Consequently, it absolutely was to not be taken gently.
To assuage feelings or to “cover-up”, actually, the law Administrator Zone B declared a research “to enter the circumstances that diode to the line of work of the military in aid of civil power in numerous components of Bangla Desh between March 2 and March nine.
Bangabandhu promptly rejected it and sent his colleagues: Capt. Mansur Ali, leader of the parliamentary party within the Bangla Desh Assembly, Khandaker Mushtaque Ahmed, vice-president, Bangla Desh Awami League and Abidur Reza Khan, MNA-elect to city to form AN on-site inquiry into the recent firings and different incidents there.
Meanwhile, International journalists announce within the sub-continent throughout 60s and 70s, were all pleased by the firmness of Bangabandhu tribal sheik Mujibur Rahman for freedom of his country and countrymen.
After Bangabandhu’s historic speech at Suhrawardy Udyan on March seven, 1971, the big apple based mostly Time Magazine on their March fifteen edition, allotted a writing titled “Pakistan: Jinnah’s attenuation Dream.” The article termed Bangabandhu as ‘the undisputed pol of the additional thickly settled, destitute jap section. “Following the Dec elections, Mujib double turned down Yahya’s invites to confer in Islamabad.
Yahya visited Dhaka, the capital of Bangla Desh, then did Bhutto. They got obscurity with Mujib, WHO warned stiffly that the minority would now not rule the bulk,” the article aforesaid.
In one amongst its edition that was printed on Gregorian calendar month five, 1971, yank weekly news magazine “Newsweek”, dedicated its cowl page on to Bangabandhu and delineate him as a “Poet of Politics”.
“Tall for a Bengali (he stands five feet eleven inches), with a shock of graying hair, a bushy moustache and alert back eyes, Mujib will attract a crowd of 1,000,000 individuals to his rallies and hold them spell-bound with nice rolling waves of emotional rhetoric…Eloquent in Urdu, Bengali and English, 3 languages of Asian country, Mujib doesn’t faux to be a creative thinker. He
is a writer of politics…” the Newsweek article aforesaid.
American weekly news magazine Time on its Gregorian calendar month five, 1971, edition wrote, “Grey-haired, compact and tall for a Bengali, the adorned Mujib continuously wears a loose white shirt (Panjabi) with a black, sleeveless, vestlike jacket. A moody man, he tends to scold Bengalis like such a big amount of youngsters.”
In his article titled ‘How Mujibur became Bengal’s Hero’ journalist Cyril Dunn aforesaid, “Although it’s taken tribal sheik Mujibur Rahman quite twenty years to bring his life to its gift gorgeous climax the ‘liberation’ of his land, Bangla Desh, from its standing as ‘a colony’ of Pakistan has continuously been his aim.”
“In spite of this dramatic background, the tribal sheik isn’t in any sense a primitive person, tho’ he will without delay rouse the individuals along with his speech. he’s tall and quite handsome, with a small alikeness in profile to communist,” the article aforesaid, that was allotted by London-based The Observer.