Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, veteran Kolkata journalist Abhijit Dasgupta has launched a "Photo Book" containing over 150 rare photographs of Bangladesh's Liberation War in 1971.
The launching ceremony was held at Kolkata Press Club with the title "Through My Eyes: The Birth of Bangladesh."
Prime Minister's International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi and Law Minister Anisul Huq's remarks were also published in the "Photo Book".
The photos he shot during his ten forays into Bangladesh in company of the Bengali freedom fighters then battling Pakistan army.
He worked for Statesman at that time and most of his pictures shot inside East Pakistan or on the borders went out to the world through the Gamma Presse Images, the world leading photo agency at that time.