Shahid Buddhijibi Dibosh 2014

 

The Daily Star, 14/12/2014

On this very painful day, we remember and grieve the lives of our brightest intellectuals, mercilessly killed by the Pakistani occupation army and its local collaborators on the eve of victory in 1971. It was a systematic, if desperate, attempt to deal one last blow to the emerging nation:  to deny it its intellectual wealth and cripple its progress. And so, between December 12 and 14, they picked up and put to death the luminaries of intellectual world — our academics, doctors, civil servants, cultural activists and journalists. Although 43 years later, we stand strong as an independent nation, we observe the sad truth that the void their cruel and untimely deaths…

 

 

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