Posted on February 14, 2015 at 11:09 pm by foundation /
- On 1 January 1951 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib was arrested under the Security Prisoner Act. The reasons for the arrest was alleged engagement in clash with the police during a hunger strike in Fulbaria Railway Station on 11 October 19149. After a court hearing in 1951 Sheikh Mujib was given 3 months prison sentence. At that time Mujib was taken to Gopalganj from Dhaka on another case. Later he was taken to Faridpur and kept in a solitary confinement. Later on he was transferred to Khulna jail. By this time he had served 18 months in prison. Later he was granted bail by the Gopalganj court.
- However as he was about to board the ship to return home he was arrested once again under the Security Act. Bangabandhu was kept in jail from 1 January 1950 to 27 February 1952. Whist in the prison Bangabandhu went on hunger strike demanding the state language status for the Bengali language. Bangabandhu continued his hunger strike from 16 February until his release from the prison on 27 February 1952.