Desk report, November 13: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today unveiled an analytical publication on Bangabandhu’s historic 7th March speech, its e-book edition and mobile application.The publication titled ‘Bangabandhu’s 7th March Speech: An Political Epic” is a publication compiling analysis of the renowned political commentators, analysts and academic personalities, reports BSS.
Each of them wrote 26 sentences on the Father of the Nation’s historic speech.
The Prime Minister launched the book at the beginning of the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office here today.
Professor Mustafa Nur-Ul Islam, Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, Professor Emeritus Dr Anisuzzaman, Prof Muntasir Mamun, Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique, Dr SA Malek and Selina Hossain are among those whose comments were incorporated in the book.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wrote its preface saying the speech of Bangabandhu embodied the heartfelt demand of the mass people of Bangladesh.
The killings, oppression, and torture of the then Pakistani occupation forces on the Bangalis were vividly pictured in this speech.
“The main goal of this speech was the necessity and desire of the emergence of an independent State,” she wrote.
In the preface, Sheikh Hasina also said Bangabandhu asked the Bengalis to remain prepared with whatever they had as he delivered it at the final stage of the independence struggle that united the entire nation against the colonial Pakistani junta.
“The inspirational speech motivated Bengali Nation to take up weapons for liberation war, she said.
The ICT Division took the initiative for publication of this book in a bid to properly present the historic 7th March Speech of Bangabandhu in various digital platforms.
State Minister for ICT Junaid Ahmed Palak was the main planner and chief adviser of the project.
Former ICT secretary Shyam Sundar Sikder and senior journalist Ajit Kumar Sarkar edited the book while renowned artist Hashem Khan designed its cover.
The electronic version of the book or e-book is available at the ‘sheiBoi’ titled apps in the goggle play store or Apple Store.
Side by side, the released mobile application “7th March Speech Analysis” could be downloaded from the google play store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bangabandhuspeech.)
Recently the UNESCO has included Bangabandhu’s historic 7th March Speech as ‘World Documentary Heritage’