Martyred Intellectuals Day

Martyred Intellectual Day is observed by Bangladesh on 14th December to mark the day of brutality when hundreds of intellectuals teachers, doctors, journalists and others – were killed by Pakistani forces in Dhaka and other parts of the country in 1971. This incident took place just 2 days before Bangladesh got liberation from Pakistan on 16 December 1971. During this day, wreaths are placed at the Martyred Intellectual Memorial.

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