A VISIT TO THE LIBERATION WAR MUSEUM
The Department of Sociology, East West University, arranged a field trip to the Liberation War Museum at Agargaon on November 2, 2019 under the guidance of the course instructors Manzuma Ahsan, S.M. Anowarul Kayes, and Md. Helal Uddin. The visit was conducted as part of the course “GEN 226: Emergence of Bangladesh”. Students were taken to the Liberation War Museum to get the realization of patriotism and the spirit of the Liberation War of 1971.
On arrival, Students were shown a documentary on the Liberation War. The documentary illustrated the background of the Liberation War, historic events, and sacrifices of the three million Bengalis respectively. Students came to know about the four galleries of the Museum which display the heroic struggle of our people for establishing their identity as an independent nation from the British regime and subsequently from the Pakistani Juntas. They get to know the struggle for democracy, political and economic emancipation from 1947 and finally their armed struggle during the 9-months long War of Liberation in 1971. Afterward, they participated in a quiz competition which concluded with the prize giving ceremony and correction of the wrong answers. Ten students were awarded in the quiz competition. Students showed their utmost love and respect for the national heroes who sacrificed their life for the establishment of the independent Bangladesh.