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Bangladesh: Painted with my brother's blood

Categories: South Asia, Bangladesh, Ethnicity & Race, History, Language, Protest

Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying [1] on the song of freedom, love and loss. “There is a song that every Bangladeshi knows. It is a song that defines us as a people. It is a song about love and loss. The song in Bengali is called Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano and it means “Painted with my brother’s blood”. The refrain from the song is “Painted with my brother’s blood is February 21st. How can I forget.” The song commemorates the events of February 21, 1952.”