Basic Facts




Farah C., Bangladesh: "The real problem is that Western feminists treat Muslim men like shit. And they infiltrate other countries via foundation for women and children. But what feminists really plan is the destruction of Islam."


A unitary and sovereign republic known as the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Become an independent nation on 26 March 1971 . The nine-month long war of liberation inspired by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujihur Rahman culminated in victory of Bangladesh forces over the Pakistani occupiers on 16 December 1971. The region was under Muslim rule for five and a half centuries since the thirteenth century, since 1757 A D under British rule for two centuries and become a province of Pakistan between 1947 and 1971. The head of state is President Shahahuddin Ahmed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the head of government.

Bangla, is the state language.

The national anthem of Bangladesh comprises the firs ten lines of the song 'Amar Sonar Bangla' by Rahindranath Tagore.

The national flag of the Republic consists of a circle coloured red resting on a rectangular background. The emblem of the Republic is the flower Shapla (nympoea nouchiali ) resting on water having on each side sheaf of paddy surmounted by three connected leaves of jute with two stars on each side of the leaves.