Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho

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Title

Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho
National Martyrs' Memorial

Agent

Syed Mainul Hossain (Bangladeshi architect and engineer, 1951-2014)

Location

Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Date

1982
20th century

Cultural Context

Bangladeshi

Worktype

monuments

Subject

Architecture and City Planning

Description

Jatiyo Smriti Soudho is the national monument of Bangladesh is the symbol in the memory of the valour and the sacrifice of all those who gave their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, which brought independence and separated Bangladesh from Pakistan. Plans for the monument were initiated in 1976. Following the site selection, road and land development, a nationwide design competition was held in June, 1978. Following evaluation of the 57 submissions, Syed Mainul Hossain's design was chosen. The main structure and the artificial lake and other facilities were completed in 1982. It was Inaugurated at 16 December 1982.

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© Saif Haq
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ID

Haq1517

Source

Saif Haq

Collection

Citation

Hossain, Syed Mainul, Jatiyo Sriti Shoudho, 1982, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, TTU Arch Design Images. Image Source: Saif Haq. https://archimage.lib.ttu.edu/items/show/19442.

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