Free Democracy Day today


City Desk :
‘Ganatantro Mukti Dibash observed in the country tomorrow marking the fall of the then autocratic ruler in 1990.
On the eve of the day, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today, in a message, greeted the countrymen, describing them as “sentinel of democracy”, reports BSS.

The 6th December is a significant day in the history of restoring democracy, she said, adding that on this day in 1990, the autocratic government had fallen down.

“Bangladesh Awami League spearheaded a long campaign to restore democracy uprooting the autocratic regime to establish the people’s fundamental rights and the country’s people spontaneously took part in the movement and shed their blood,” said the premier.


In the days following the killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the people’s right to vote and democratic values were destroyed, she said.

A reign of terror was established after distorting the glorious history of the Liberation War,” Sheikh Hasina said.
“We struggled for a long time to establish the people’s fundamental and voting rights as well as democracy.