March 19, 1971

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19th March 1971

  • On the 18th day of the non-cooperation movement, in the outskirts of Dhaka, Joydebpur found itself in a fight between civilians and military where almost 200 people are hurt and eventually “shandho ain” is enacted.
  • As the news of the attack spread, Dhaka city exploded in anger and spontaneous processions are led out
  • After a break of one the third meeting between Yahya Khan and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman took place again.
  • Even on this day, most schools, private offices and institutions remained closed.