Kazi Nazrul’s mazar

Kazi Nazrul’s mazar

Kazi Nazrul Islam (Bengali: Kazi Nozrul Islam) (25 May 1899 – 29 August 1976), sobriquet Bidrohi Kobi (Rebel Poet), known popularly as Nazrul, was a Bengali poet musician and revolutionary who pioneered poetic works espousing intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. His poetry and nationalist activism earned him the popular title of Bidrohi Kobi […]

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Northbrook Hall – Lalkuthi

Northbrook Hall – Lalkuthi

Northbrook Hall (also Lalkuthi; Red House because of its deep red color) was originally built as a town hall during the British period. It is situated at Farashgonj road in Old Dhaka, on the north bank of the Buriganga River, Bangladesh. In 1874 Indian Governor Thomas George Baring, Lord Northbrook, who was the Viceroy of […]

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Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minar

The Shaheed Minar ( Shohid Minar lit. “Martyr Monument”) is a national monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh, established to commemorate those killed during the Bengali Language Movement demonstrations of 1952. On February 21, 1952, dozens of students and political activists were killed when the Pakistani police force opened fire on Bengali protesters who were demanding equal […]

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The sculpture Swadhinata Sangram

The sculpture Swadhinata Sangram

The sculpture ‘Swadhinata Sangram’ is the embodiment of the consciousness and struggle of Bengali’s. Eminent sculptor Shamim Sikder erected this grand sculpture.It is situated on the turn of the Fuller Road, between Jagannath Hall and SM Hall. It was inaugurated in 1999. Shamim Sikder built the first, and one of the largest, sculpture gardens in […]

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Lalbagh Shahi Mosque

Lalbagh Shahi Mosque

Lalbagh Shahi Mosque is located within a few yards of the southern gate of the lalbagh fort at Dhaka. This is the largest Mughal mosque in Bangladesh. Built by Prince farrukh siyar between 1703 and 1706, while he was at Dhaka as a representative of his viceroy father Prince azim-us-shan. Due to a series of […]

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