The Osmany Udyan, the place of remembering freedom

In remembrance of Mr. M.A.G Osmany, A park, Osmany Udyan or Osmany Garden (Bengali:ওসমানী উদ্যান) was established in Dhaka with 23.37 acres of land. This is located in opposite side of Dhaka city corporation (Nagar Bhaban) and back of Secretariat). This park is surrounded by Golap shah mosque, Shrine of Golap Shah, Ramna bhaban, GPO, Head office of Awami league and Dhaka stadium. An auditorium, Osmany auditorium is also established beside the park.

Who is Osmany?
As per the information of Banglapedia, Mr. General Mohammad Ataul Ghani Osmany (Bengali: মহম্মদ আতাউল গণি ওসমানী ) alias General M.A.G Osmany (Bengali: এমএজি ওসমানী) is the commander-in-chief of Bangladesh armed forces of Liberation forces (Bengali: বাংলাদেশের প্রথম প্রধান সেনাপতিin the Liberation War in 1971. He is a man of Sunamganj born on November, 1st 1918. A life-long bachelor Osmany died on February, 16th 1984 while under treatment of cancer in London. He is a man served for British, Pakistan and later for his county, Bangladesh during his versatile career. With the formation of Mujibnagar government on 17 April 1971, Osmany was appointed as Commander-in-Chief of the Bangladesh Armed Forces and of the Liberation Forces. After liberation of the country, Osmany was elevated to the rank of General of the Bangladesh Armed Forces on 26 December 1971 with effect from 16 December 1971.

Details: http://www.banglapedia.org/HT/O_0055.htm

All in a glance:
Timing:
Opened through the week, starting from 5.00 AM to 9.00 PM in summer and 6.00 AM to 8.00 PM in winter without any week-end closing.
Gate: The Park has 3 gates for entry and exit. The main gate is opposite to the Dhaka city corporation or Nagar bhaban, the second one is adjacent to the Golap Shah Mosque, the third one is adjacent to the Osmany auditorium.
The cannon of Bibi mariam or the cannon Mir Joomla:
The cannon was built-in the period of Mughal emperor for protecting the people from robbers. This was named as Bibi Mariam. This was established in Dhaka in 17th century by Mir Joomla, the commander of Mughal. Now this is kept in the gate of Osmany Udyan.
Details:
http://bn.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%A6%AC%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%AC%E0%A6%BF_%E0%A6%AE%E0%A6%B0%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%AF%E0%A6%BC%E0%A6%AE_%E0%A6%95%E0%A6%BE%E0%A6%AE%E0%A6%BE%E0%A6%A8
Lake: The Park has lake with 5.34 acres of land length.
Walk way: The Park has walk-ways for the length of 3.75 KM.
Ladies corner: The Park has a ladies corner with 25 Sq. Km of area surrounded by trees.
Children’s corner: The Park has a children corner with cradle, sleeper etc.
Trees: The Park has different types of trees including flowers, locally available trees.
Sectors: The Park is divided into 11, as per the 11 sectors of Bangladesh during the time of liberation War in 1971. Sitting arrangement and pleasant architectural design with the Map of Bangladesh is designed with architectural structure.
Mosque: a mosque, Golap shah mosque is available adjacent to the park.
References:
1. http://www.banglapedia.org
2. http://bn.wikipedia.org

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Related link:
The Osmany Udyan, the place of remembering freedom
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-the-place-of-remembering-freedom-2/
The Osmany Udyan-The cannon of Bibi mariam or the cannon Mir Joomla
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-the-cannon-of-bibi-mariam-or-the-cannon-mir-joomla/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-1 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-1-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-2 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-2-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-3 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-3-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-4 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-4-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-5 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-5-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-6 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-6-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-7 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-7-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-8 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-8-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-09 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-09-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-10 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-10-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-View of the architecture of Sector-11 of Liberation War of Bangladesh
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-the-architecture-of-sector-11-of-liberation-war-of-bangladesh/
The Osmany Udyan-Initiative of School for floating children
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-initiative-of-school-for-floating-children-2/
The Osmany Udyan-Trees
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-trees/
The Osmany Udyan-Miscellaneous
Link: http:// mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-miscellaneous/
The Osmany Udyan-Gate
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-gate/
The Osmany Udyan-Signboard
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-signboard-2/
The Osmany Udyan-Children corner
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-children-corner/
The Osmany Udyan-Lake
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-lake/
The Osmany Udyan-Walkways
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-walkways/
The Osmany Udyan-Signboard
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-signboard/
The Osmany Udyan-View of Dhaka city corporation (DCC)
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-view-of-dhaka-city-corporation-dcc/
The Osmany Udyan-Mismanagement
Link: https://mahfujalam.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/the-osmany-udyan-mismanagement/

Facebook pageFrom the Heart of Bangladesh

Advertisements

About mahfujalam

This is Mahfuj Alam, Bangladesh. Working in the field of information technology, development.

Posted on December 16, 2014, in Park and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: