Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Karagarer Rojnamcha [Prison Diaries]

Fakrul Alam
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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s

Prison Diaries

is the translation of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s

Karagarer Rojnamcha.

The Bengali book is based on five notebooks he was able to access when in prison to write down his observations about life there, as well as his own feelings and thoughts about imprisonment and the political situation of the country at the time. The first of these notebooks was probably penned in 1966; the second consists of diary entries from June 2, 1966 to July 17, 1966; the third continues with entries from July 18 to September 16 of that year but ends with a note on “Prison Visits”; the fourth has entries from January1 to June 22, 1967. The final notebook is undated, but records tensely his experience of confinement in 1968 when the Pakistan Army decided that he should no…

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Citation: Alam, Fakrul. "Karagarer Rojnamcha". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 04 November 2020 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=39434, accessed 30 May 2024.]

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