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Prime Minister Narendra Modi met 'Muktijoddhas', the liberation war fighters of Bangladesh, in Dhaka today. (ANI)

PM Modi meets 'Muktijoddhas' of 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2021 05:44 PM IST
Modi is visiting Bangladesh on his first trip to a foreign country since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Mukti Bahini liberation army troops undergoing rifle training on a rifle range in a liberated area of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in November 1971 when Pakistan Army troops were fighting Bangladesh and Indian Army forces in the Bangladesh Liberation War. (Getty Images/HT Archives)
Mukti Bahini liberation army troops undergoing rifle training on a rifle range in a liberated area of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in November 1971 when Pakistan Army troops were fighting Bangladesh and Indian Army forces in the Bangladesh Liberation War. (Getty Images/HT Archives)

Genocide by Pak Army in former east Pakistan needs to be globally recognised

ANI | , Dhaka
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2021 05:14 AM IST
The Bangladesh genocide is considered to be the largest and longest since it covers the entire length of the nine-month-long liberation war of Bangladesh.
INS Kulish and INS Sumedha docked at Mongla(@ihcdhaka/Twitter)
INS Kulish and INS Sumedha docked at Mongla(@ihcdhaka/Twitter)

INS Kulish, Sumedha arrive in Bangladesh to mark 50th anniversary of 1971 war

ANI | , Dhaka
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 04:17 PM IST
According to the Indian Navy, the year 2021 is being celebrated as 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' being the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Indo-Pak war. However, 2021 is also the 50th Year of Independence of Bangladesh.
Only two family members survived the assassination of Bangabandhu and his family: Sheikh Hasina, the incumbent prime minister, and her younger sister Sheikh Rehana, who were in Germany on August 15, 1975, the day the killings took place.(AFP)
Only two family members survived the assassination of Bangabandhu and his family: Sheikh Hasina, the incumbent prime minister, and her younger sister Sheikh Rehana, who were in Germany on August 15, 1975, the day the killings took place.(AFP)

The quest for justice in Bangladesh

By Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2020 03:27 PM IST
The hunt for the rest of the killers of Bangabandhu will continue. India must give Sheikh Hasina unstinted support in this endeavour
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is received by his Bangladeshi counterpart, Sheikh Hasina Wajid, at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.(AFP File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is received by his Bangladeshi counterpart, Sheikh Hasina Wajid, at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.(AFP File Photo)

PM Modi congratulates Sheikh Hasina on electoral victory

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2018 12:47 PM IST
Sheikh Hasina also thanked the prime minister for being the first leader to call her to convey his congratulations.
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