usa bangabandhu parishad
about the parishad
USA Bangabandhu Parishad is a non-political organization to uphold the ideology of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father of the nation of Bangladesh, in the United States. Bangabandhu fought for the rights of the marginalized Bengalis during the Pakistani regime. He promoted the idea of secular Bangladesh and formed Bangladesh Awami League separating it from the Muslim League. Bangladesh got independence under the leadership of Bangabandhu and he formed a constitution ensuring the rights of all sections of people.
Honorable Sheikh Hasina, the current Prime Minister Bangladesh, President of Bangladesh Awami Leauge, and the daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman formed the convening committee of USA Bangabandhu parishad with Dr. Enayetur Rahim and Dr. Nuran Nabi as the joint conveners during her visit to New York in 1985. Since then USA Bangabandhu Parishad conducting its business as an independent think tank on Bangabandhu. USA Bangabandhu Parishad is not associated with any other organizations nor under any central committee.
The convening committee of the USA Bangabandhu Parishad was converted into a full-fledged committee with Dr. Nuran Nabi as the president, Sitangshu Guha as the General Secretary, and Dr. Enayetur Rahim as the chief advisor in 1996. Since then it has been regularly organizing Bangabandhu conventions, Bangabandhu Memorial lectures, observing the birthday and death anniversary of Bangabandhu in the USA.
The main objective of the USA Bangabandhu Parishad is to promote Bangabandhu's ideology that ensured the voice of the voiceless people. We believe that his struggle for the rights and freedom of Bengalis reaches beyond Bangladesh and sets an example for justice and equity for all.