Question: Write a short composition on “Our War of Liberation“.
Answer: Our War of Liberation is an important event in the history of the nation. We achieved our independence through this Liberation War. To achieve this independence, millions of martyr’s indents nation after this bloody war. The War continued for nine months. sacrificed their lives. with a smiling face. Bangladesh came into being as an independent nation after this bloody war. The ware continued for nine months.
When a general election in the then Pakistan was held, Awami League won a landslide Victory and secured 278 seats in the national assembly. But the President of the then Pakistan, General Yahia Khan denied to hand over power to Awami League. Sheikh Mujib, as the chief of Awami League, called for non-violent and non-co-operation movement in protest of President’s denial of hangover power.
On the 7th March 1971, Seikh Mujib, in a mammoth gathering at Ramna Racecourse (At present Sohrawardi Udyan) made a clarion call to raise a protest and resist the Pakistani regime. Mujib instructed the people to make preparation for fighting against the Pakistani army in order to achieve independence. The Pak military launched an unpreceded attack on the civilians of Bangladesh on the night of the 25th March 1971. The War of Liberation began from the 26th March. The students, the youths, and people from all walks of life launched a strong resistance to the enemy force.
Pak military forces killed thousands of innocent men, women and children, ransacked innumerable houses and looted their belongings. They set to fire shops, bazaars, schools, colleges and destroyed roads, bridges. They also disrupted railways, waterways and airways. Pak army continued their reign of occupation and atrocities all over Bangladesh until At last, they surrendered to the allied forces of Mukti Bahini and Indian army.
When the people heard the news of surrender, people of all walks of life burst out into joy and ecstasy and flocked to the roads. After nine months of confinement, panic and tension, people came out of their houses under the vast, blue sky to celebrate the freedom and express their feelings of merriment. People came out in processions enchanting slogans.
Thus, the 16th December is the day of victory, day of inspiration and the day for oath taking to defend freedom at any cost.