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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More tellingly, he had used the name Bangladesh, and not East Pakistan, in speaking of the province.

Agartala Conspiracy Case accused Syedur dies

It was an early sign of things to come. Tuesday, January 01, A very early sign of Mujib’s dream of Bengali freedom remains his question to Husseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, back in gaartala, regarding the feasibility of political sovereignty for East Pakistan.

But the approvers on the witness-box declared that the government had compelled them by threat and persecution to submit false evidence in its favour. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

From stocks to politics, Harold Evans on what to expect in The case was filed in early and implicated Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and others in conspiring with India against the stability of Pakistan.

There were witnesses including 11 approvers. Party atmosphere set to sweep across major cities in Asia and other continents as the clock ticks past midnight.


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 A good number of Bengali lawyers happily seized the opportunity of being part of the prosecution team.

Bangladesh to play Malaysia Friday. Any unauthorised use or reproduction of bdnews By this time the Sarbadaliya Chhatra Sangram Parishad supported by maulana abdul hamid khan bhasani organised mass movement against the conspiracy of the government and demanded immediate withdrawal of the case and release of all prisoners including Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Please provide search keyword s. Related News Khaleda sued for ‘derogatory remarks’ against State. He was already in jail under the Defence of Pakistan Rules. The case for a mixed economy. There has always remained the suspicion, a pretty credible one, that the case had been cooked up by Ayub Khan and his Rawalpindi-based government as a means of liquidating Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his rising Bengali nationalistic politics in what was regarded as a pure Islamic state for the Muslims of the subcontinent.

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The student community started a united movement against the Ayub regime. Home About us Background Declaration of indipendence February But what has never been in doubt about the Agartala Case, though, is the ugly and rather uncouth way in which the Ayub regime went about cwse the case.


Agartala Conspiracy Case accused Syedur dies

Political and government officials congratulate Hasina. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience. A very early sign of Mujib’s dream of Bengali freedom remains his question to Husseyn Cass Suhrawardy, back inregarding the feasibility of political sovereignty for East Pakistan.

‘Agartala conspiracy case was not false’

Once the regime added Mujib’s name to the list, terming him accused number one in the conspiracy case, the Awami League leader, then aged forty-eight. No easy option — Rounaq Jahan. Mujib tried again, at which point the journalist whispered: Privacy policy About Banglapedia Disclaimers Log in.

In the morning of 15 Februarya Pakistani habildar shot point blank at Sergeant Zahurul Haq at the door of his jail cell, and killed him.

As time would show, the reality was to be something quite different. He was assisted in conducting legal agarala in the special tribunal by Abdus Salam Khan, Ataur Rahman Khan, and others. Latest News Most Read.

By the time January gave way to February, the options before the government had clearly become limited.