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What the world should know about Tarique Rahman

The Interpol’s ‘most wanted’ list has carried Rahman’s picture with details, saying Bangladesh is seeking him to stand trial in the case. (Reuters)

The Interpol’s ‘most wanted’ list has carried Rahman’s picture with details, saying Bangladesh is seeking him to stand trial in the case. (Reuters)

Tarique Rahman, the Senior Vice Chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and eldest son of BNP founder Ziaur Rahman and current Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia, seems to have recently embarked on a campaign to stir up one historical controversy after another. First, he came up with the previously unheard of “First President” theory, whereby the potential future chief of BNP propounded that it was in fact his father Major General (Retd) Ziaur Rahman, and not Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman or Acting President of Mujibnagar government Syed Nazrul Islam, who was the first President of Bangladesh! Continue reading