a false case infamously known as the Agartala Conspiracy Case was filed and 35 Bangalee civil and military officers were accused of treason and conspiracy. February Revisiting the Agartala Conspiracy Case. Syed Badrul Ahsan celebrates the anniversary of the withdrawal of the notorious case. FORTY years after June , the Agartala Conspiracy Case instituted by the government of Pakistan against Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur.

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Buoyed by rumours of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s imminent release, huge crowds of Bengalis milled before the gates to the Dhaka cantonment on February 21, the anniversary of the Language Movement of The demand for autonomy as placed through the six-point programme of the Awami League chief Sheikh Mujibur Rahman thus received the spontaneous support of the people of East Pakistan.

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But as the days and weeks stretched into months, it became vonspiracy that the case was collapsing. The case for a mixed economy. The case was entitled ‘State vs Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and others’.

Mujib’s courage in adversity was not missed. Please provide search keyword s. At Dhaka University and other campuses around the province, students deserted the classroom in droves and simply marched out on to the streets. Inauguration ceremony of Mohmand dam postponed.


‘Agartala conspiracy case was not false’

In fact, as the campaign for the general elections got under-way, Khan Abdus Sabur Khan, a Bengali who had loyally served Ayub as central minister for communications fonspiracy was leader of the Convention Muslim League in the National Assembly, told the country that he and a few others had advised the president against instituting the case because it could boomerang on the regime. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

And he had been in prison since May 8, when, moments after addressing a rally drumming up support for the Six Points in Narayanganj, he was carted off to Dhaka Central Jail. He was already in jail under the Defence of Pakistan Rules.

Agartala Conspiracy Case – Banglapedia

conspitacy Student leader Tofail Ahmed electrified the audience when he referred to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as the friend of Bengal. Bangladesh to play Thailand on Sunday.

Later on 18 January, the Department implicated Sheikh Mujib as well. December 31, Economic direction?

Agartala Conspiracy Case accused Syedur dies

It was an early sign of things to come. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat The case was filed in early and implicated Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and others in conspiring with India against the stability of Pakistan.

Through a separate declaration issued on 18 January the Home Department implicated Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the conspiracy. During this movement, a lot of people were killed: The case was thus called Agartala Conspiracy Case.


Child marriage foiled in Moulvibazar. And boomerang it did.

From The Past Pages Of Dawn: Fifty Years Ago: Agartala conspiracy case – Newspaper –

agzrtala More tellingly, he had used the name Bangladesh, and not East Pakistan, in speaking of the province. No law to protect grafts, nothing to rejoice: The accused were kept away from their families between the time of their arrests and the day the trial commenced inside a small room in the cantonment. He is survived by wife two sons, two daughters and a host of well-wishers and relatives to mourn his death.

No easy option — Rounaq Jahan. But the British lawyer’s stay in Dhaka was not to agwrtala a comfortable one for him. There was little conspirqcy that he had emerged from the ordeal of the Agartala Case as the authentic spokesman of Bengal in what would be the rapidly declining state of Pakistan. Mujib himself rejected anything less than freedom for himself and his co-accused, and a full withdrawal of the Agartala Conspiracy Case.

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