Topics: Pakistan, Ayub Khan, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Pages: 3 (1093 words) Published: February 24, 2013
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is a villain for many Pakistanis. One-sided history books tell us that Mujib was a traitor who broke up Pakistan with the help of India. We read in our history books that All-India Muslim League was formed in Dhaka in 1906 but we don’t know why the Pakistan Army surrendered to the Indian Army on December 16, 1971, in Dhaka. We tried to cover the black spots of our history with lies but the The Unfinished Memoirs of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman have negated all the official history books taught in our schools and colleges. This autobiography reveals that Mujib was actually an active worker of the Pakistan movement since his school days. He wrote the truth about himself in his memoirs. He never hid his role for the creation of the Muslim League in his hometown Gopalganj in 1939. He even accepted that at one point Bengali leader Fazlul Haq refused to submit to the leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in 1941. At this stage the Muslim League started a campaign against Fazlul Haq and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was part of that campaign. He was with Jinnah, not with Fazlul Haq. He was among those young workers of the Muslim League who used to sell a pro-Pakistan weekly newspaper Millat on the streets of Dhaka. It is important to note that Sheikh Mujibur Rahman wrote this book when he was imprisoned in Dhaka jail during the dictatorial regime of Gen Ayub Khan. He narrated some important events of the Pakistan movement very honestly. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman exposed the dishonesty of Viceroy Lord Mountbatten and wrote that Mountbatten was helping the Congress Party covertly in all sorts of ways against the Muslim League. He was incarcerated by a military dictator at that time but he never tried to please the Congress which was ruling India in those days. This book is a first-hand account of politics in Pakistan from 1947 to 1955, which was full of palace intrigues and conspiracies. This book is a great source of history for the young generation of...
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