Aparajeyo Bangla:  (Bengali: অপরাজেয় বাংলা) is one of the most well known sculptures dedicated to the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. It is located in the campus of Dhaka University, just in front to the Arts Building. In Bengali, the phrase means “Unvanquished Bengal”. Imitating on Sculptor Abdullah khaled’s design and superintendence of Dackshu Authority at the end of 1973 the sculpture work was started. The dainak bangle news reporter Shaleah Chowdhury came to visit the sculpture. He became fascinated and wrote an article called. The article illuminated the people of Bangladesh, so the sculptor known as all over the world. Before Aparajeyo Bangla there was another 3 feet long sculpture, then Dackshu Authority broke down the sculpture and started to work on Aparajeyo Bangla project. In August 1975 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was murdered so the Dackshu Authority stopped the Aparajeyo Bangla project. In January 1979 Dackshu Authority again started the project and in December 1979 the project work was done.

Historical Significance:Aparajeyo Bangla- 01

After the war, the Dackshu committee took a decision that for upholding the glory of liberation. For this reason sculpture had been built. In Sayed Abdullah khalid’s sculpture there are 3 statues and in there is a statue of a farmer in whose shoulder there is a rifle and in hand there is a granted, the statue represents the general people of Bangladesh. In the left side there is a lady and in hand there is fast aid box by which is explained an affcetiute lady and in the right side there is a student who did not wear any clothes he only wore a pant and holding a rifle on his hand by this it is explained the youth. Besides in the design of sculpture the lady model was Hasina Ahamed who was a housewife and the farmer model was Badrul Alam Banu who was the student of the art department and the student model was Sayed Hamid Maksud. He was a student of University of Dhaka.


The sculpture had been built by reinforce concrete and by 4 inch costing it was built and its height was up to 11 feet. The sculpture was refabricated after inscribing on the base.

The sculpture costing was worked under Sahiddullah Associates and sculpture base was designed by architect Rabioul Hossian.