Tag Archive: exposed

Apr 08

Lakho Konthe Exposed: Episode 5, Bangabandhu, Bangabandhu Everywhere

The Lakho Konthe program may be history for now, but it highlights something important. The issue at hand is the politics of reinforcement of a historical perspective. Solely trying to associate Sheikh Mujib with the occasion of March 26 1971, the Independence Day of Bangladesh (as in the case of the Lakho Konthe occasion), and …

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Apr 02

Lakho Konthe Exposed: Episode 2, Large scale mismanagement and misappropriation

The Lakho Konthe Program, where more than 254,681 people gathered to sing the national anthem in chorus at the National Parade Square grounds in an attempt to create a Guinness world record was widely mismanaged at all ends. Take for example the false claim that every participant was given a cap and a bag containing the …

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Apr 02

Lakho Konthe Exposed: Episode 1, A story of forced attendance

More than 254,681 people gathered and sang the national anthem in chorus at the National Parade Square grounds in an attempt to create a Guinness world record and be a part of the history through the event ‘Lakho Kontha Sonar Bangla’. On May 6 last year, the Sahara India Pariwar had set a Guinness Book …

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Jul 03

Shahbag spearheads cheap politics with dead BCL cadre Dip

A third-year student of mechanical engineering and BUET unit Chhatra League convening committee member, Arif Raihan Dip, died at about 4:00am in Square Hospitals in the capital on the 3rd of July 2013. He had been unconscious since he had been stabbed him in his room at the Kabi Nazrul Islam Hall on April 9. …

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Jun 25

Chatra League: Embodying terrorism en masse

UNB reported that two people, including an 8 year old boy, were killed and another person was injured during a gunfight between armed cadres of the Jubo League and Bangladesh Chhatra League over dropping a tender for three development projects of Bangladesh Railway East Zone headquarters, CRB Bhaban, under Kotwali Police Station at around 11:45am. …

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Jun 21

Slandering the Sheikh Dynasty: The Greater Crime

In Bangladesh, it’s a greater crime to speak out against the family of the ruling party Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina than to blaspheme against Prophet Mohammad (SAW). Shocking as it sounds, events throughout the past few years bear witness to that. The most recent event is as follows, Judging an obscure remark Vs a seasoned …

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