Journals

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Tajuddin Ahmad wrote daily journal entries, beginning in his college years. An ardent political activist, his journals depict regular interactions with members of various socio-political groups and his worldview at large. The journals have provided invaluable materials for historical research on the people and politics of Bangladesh.

Excerpt: Tajuddin Mourns Mahatma Gandhi’s Death 

Excerpt: Tajuddin Takes a Stand Against Communal Riot

Excerpt: “General Strike on the Demand of Bengali Being One of the State Languages — 144 Peacefully Defied by Striking Students.”  Tajuddin Captures the Historic Event of February 21, 1952, Now Celebrated as the International Mother Language Day.
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