#bangabandhu : January 10, l972. Day dawned in Dhaka. The great leader of the Bangalees Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is coming back home. The ocean of people passed the night sleepless. They thronged to the Racecourse and Tejgaon Airport to have a better place to stand on and have a glimpse of their beloved great leader from a better angle. What a awaiting it was! The national dailies pen pictured their eagerness as quoted here under.
The Daily lttefaq in its first lead wrote “The Great man is coming and all are thrilled in every direction. Today is the day we have waited for long. The Father of the Nation · Bangabandhu Sheikh Mojibor Rahman is coming to the sweet lap of his motherland in the midst overwhelming love and confidence embedded in sacrifice after a prolonged span of nine months. The jail of the Pakistani military killers was not strong enough to keep him inside.
Every daily awspaper depicted emotion-choked stories and editorials. The Daily Ittefaq in its first page editorial went to say under the headline ‘Esho Baaglar Svvapnik, Swagatam’ (come the dreamer of the Bengal, welcome) while the Dainik Bangla in its editorial said under the caption ‘Beerer Sonitey Tomay Baran Kari” (we receive you in the
pool of blood shed by our heroes)
The Daily Sangbad : The whole city is awaiting the Bangabandhu. By this time Dhaka has become a city of celebtation. With the arrival of the leader coming closer people of all walkes of life–peasants, labourers, students and members of the women folk are getting more prepared. The lttefaq in another story under the deadline “Aami Sarbagre grihini” ( First of all i am a housewife) : Begum Miijibur Rahman. while talking to a group of journalist yesterday said, first of all l am a housewife, I am to shoulder the responsibility of running a big family.