About Bangabandhu Speech on 20 Taka
This is an Augmented Reality(AR) app featuring Bangabandhu’s speech of 7th March on BD 20 Taka.
If you hold your mobile camera on Bangladeshi 20 Taka Note you can watch the 7th March speech.
The 7 March Speech of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a speech given by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a Bengali nationalist leader and the founding father of Bangladesh, on 7 March 1971. It was given at the Ramna Race Course in Dhaka to a gathering of over two million people during a period of escalating tensions between East Pakistan and the powerful political and military establishment of West Pakistan. The speech inspired the Bengali people to prepare for a war of independence.
In the speech, Sheikh Mujib proclaimed: "Our struggle is for our freedom. Our struggle is for our independence." (এবারের সংগ্রাম আমাদের মুক্তির সংগ্রাম, এবারের সংগ্রাম স্বাধীনতার সংগ্রাম). He announced a civil disobedience movement in the province, calling for "every house to turn into a fortress".
The speech lasted about 19 minutes and concluded with, "Our struggle, this time, is a struggle for our freedom. Our struggle, this time, is a struggle for our independence. Joy Bangla!"
This speech motivated the Bengali freedom fighters. It played a very important role in our indpendence.