May 1,1971

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May 1, 1971


  • Nayek Siraj makes an ambush attack with a platoon of soldiers near Bogadiya Bridge in Comilla. When a Pakistan army jeep and three trucks come closer, the freedom fighters attack. 15-20 soldiers of Pakistan army killed and one of the lorries destroyed. Nayek Siraj lead the battle with infinite courage and valour. This battle is known as the ‘Battle of Bogadiya’ in the history of Liberation War of Bangladesh.
  • Pakistan forces attack Borokamta in Comilla again to avenge their defeat on April 30. Pakistan army enters the village and burn down the houses.
  • While visiting the refugee camp in Agartala, Indian minister of industry Mainul Haque Chowdhury says that Bangladesh is a reality. There is no doubt regarding its future. Bengalis will definitely win at the end of the day. The world must recognise it.