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Signs of the City.35 — Mujib 100

So here in Bangladesh, it’s already the 17th, which makes it the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He’s the man who — as head of government in what was then East Pakistan — in 1971 declared the independence of Bangladesh. Thus he’s called the father of the nation, and this anniversary is an important celebration here today: muted due to the current context, but still important.