Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that Bangladesh today stands proudly as a proud country in the world. This magnetic part of the Prime Minister’s address to the nation on the occasion of the golden jubilee of independence is very relevant and highlights the best achievements of 50 years. The people of Bangladesh have been oppressed during the 190 years of British colonial rule and 23 years of Pakistani misrule.
In terms of history, it is said that the history of Bengalis is the history of heroism. This nation is invigorated with great courage. Even two thousand years ago, Alexander’s traveling companions praised the strength and heroism of the people on the banks of Padma, Meghna and Jamuna. The praise of the Gangetic delta is also found in the poems of the Roman poet Virgil. But under the British colonial and Pakistani jungle rule, Bangladesh was about to lose its own dignity. Bangladesh’s independence brought an end to that humiliating chapter. It can be said that the seeds of freedom are sown in protest of this injustice. In the words of the Prime Minister, he carefully nurtured the seeds of independence that Bangabandhu had sown in the movement for the state language Bengal in 1947 and transformed him into a hero of the struggle for the establishment of an independent motherland. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib became from Sheikh Mujib. Through the language movement, we have gone through the United Front elections of ’54, the anti-Ayub Khan movement of ’56, the historic 6 points of ’66, the mass uprising of ’69, the elections of ’70 and the bloody liberation war of ’71. Pie freedom. The goal of independence was a happy and prosperous Bangladesh. Although it has not achieved that goal in 50 years, Bangladesh is on the right path to achieve it. This nation has moved from a least developed country to a developing country. To move up the ladder of the developed world we have to move more loudly, relentlessly.
The ninth general election was held on December 29, 2008. A historic victory was achieved. The Awami League alone won more than three-quarters of the seats. On January 8, 2009, he became the Prime Minister for the second time. A grand alliance government was formed. On January 5, 2014, the tenth parliamentary elections brought back constitutional continuity in the country and Sheikh Hasina took over as the Prime Minister for the third time. He has got the opportunity to run the country for the fourth time by setting a record through the elections held with the participation of all parties in the Eleventh Parliamentary Election of 2016. The countrymen are reaping the benefits of his steps today.
Sheikh Hasina has a colorful life of struggle. He has been under house arrest for 9 months of the liberation war. During the military dictatorship, he was subjected to torture and house arrest several times. Repeatedly his life was in danger. At least 19 attempts have been made to assassinate him. Even at the risk of his life, he has remained steadfast in achieving his goal with infinite courage. His personal life filled with simple simplicity. His attractive personality has been developed in the ideals of intellect, hard work, courage, patience, patriotism and sacrifice. He has been hailed as the “conscience of world humanity” for ensuring food, clothing, education and medical care to more than 12 lakh Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh who have been left homeless by the Myanmar government’s horrific persecution. At the current session of the UN, world leaders are full of praise for his humanitarian example. Pure patriotism, foresight, determination and humane qualities have made him a world leader. Sheikh Hasina is a skilled craftsman of building a modern Bangladesh through the change of days in the journey of the 21st century. Today, the dream of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the nation, is being realized by Bangabandhu’s daughter Sheikh Hasina. Bangladesh has moved from a least developed country to a developing country under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Leaders of various organizations and the media have given various titles praising Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. She has been the party president for 40 years. The war crimes trial has been completed ignoring the bloody eyes because he was in state power. Sheikh Hasina is essential for the development of Bangladesh.