Millions of Bengalis danced in the streets of all the principal cities of Est Pakistan on Monday (10 January) when sheikh Mujibur Rahman flew into Dacca on board a British Royal Air Force Comet.
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Background: Millions of Bengalis danced in the streets of all the principal cities of Est Pakistan on Monday (10 January) when sheikh Mujibur Rahman flew into Dacca on board a British Royal Air Force Comet.
It was at once an emotional and tearful reunion as Sheikh Mujib appeared at the door of the aircraft and thousands of people who had crammed into the airport ground cheered and waved their hands in support of their leaser.
After a futile attempt to meet all of the politicians, diplomate and Government officials who had been waiting for the aircraft to arri??? Sheikh Kujib was helped onto an open lorry and driven through the crowded streets to a racecourse in central Dacca. After welcoming speeches from Government officials, the Sheikh finally stepped up to microphone to address his people. He said that all links with West Pakistan were from that moment broken, and went on to thank India, the Soviet Union and the Governments and peoples of Britain, France and Germany for their support during the last nine months.