All Contributions from AnsarAhmedUllah

1978: The turning point of Bengali politics in London’s East End

Altab Ali Park, including the site of the parish church of St Mary Matfelon | AnsarAhmedUllah

The Bengali presence in the UK can be traced back long before the Indian subcontinent gained its independence in 1947. From the mid-19...

The Shahid Minar and the Bengali Community

Shaheed Minar | AnsarAhmedUllah

Inside Altab Ali Park lies the Shahid Minar. The abstract monument comprises of white column-like structures. The larger structure rep...


Carved panel of 1714 from west gallery of the Church of St Mary Matfelon, in St Botolph Aldgate

Altab Ali Park, including the site of the parish church of St Mary Matfelon | AnsarAhmedUllah

In 1714 a west gallery was inserted in the church of the 1670s. The gallery front sported this finely carved wood panel depicting King Da...

Shahid Minar

Shaheed Minar | AnsarAhmedUllah

Photo: Saiful Islam Mithu

Altab Ali Day

Altab Ali Park, including the site of the parish church of St Mary Matfelon | AnsarAhmedUllah

Altab Ali Day in Altab Ali Park, Whitechapel 4 May 2015. Richard Humm, a local resident/activist and member of Cable Street Group on the ...

Altab Ali Day 2017

Altab Ali Park, including the site of the parish church of St Mary Matfelon | AnsarAhmedUllah

Richard Humm, a local resident/activist and member of Cable Street Group, and Ansar Ahmed Ullah, of Swadhinata Trust. 2017 Photo Ansar A...