|Founder(s)||Engr. Mohammad Abdul Khalek|
|Founded||August 5, 1960|
The Azadi was first published on 5 September 1960. The paper was pro-democracy and supported various autonomy movements in East Pakistan. It was blacklisted by the Pakistani Government for a year and banned from receiving government advertisement. It stopped publishing for three months during the Bangladesh Liberation War.
- Mamtaz, Ahmad. "Azadi, The". Banglapedia. Retrieved 23 December 2016.