Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, also known as the Father of the Nation, played a crucial role in the independence movement and the formation of Bangladesh.
During the Liberation War, Bangabandhu served as the symbolic leader of the Bengali resistance and was imprisoned by the Pakistani government. His leadership and vision for an independent Bangladesh inspired millions of people to join the freedom struggle, and his speeches and messages from prison galvanized the nation.
On December 16, 1971, the Pakistani army surrendered to the joint forces of the Indian army and the Mukti Bahini (the Bengali freedom fighters), marking the end of the war and the birth of a new nation. Bangabandhu returned to a hero's welcome in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, and became the first President of the country.
The contribution of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the liberation of Bangladesh and the formation of an independent nation-state is immeasurable. He is remembered as a visionary leader who fought for the rights of his people and sacrificed his life for the cause of national liberation. Victory Day in Bangladesh is a tribute to his leadership and the resilience of the Bengali people in the face of oppression and injustice.