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Dhaka, January 18: The government is thinking of listing the people who helped the freedom fighters during the Liberation War in 1971. After the list of freedom fighters is finalised, it will be considered whether the list of freedom fighters' associates can be made, said Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque.
Dhaka, January 16: There have been protest rallies and human chains in the capital demanding six points including reinstatement of Muktijoddha quota in government service within a week. The event was held on Friday (January 15) in front of the National Press Club under the banner 'Children and Generations of Freedom Fighters'.
Dhaka, January 11: Six women heroic freedom fighters have been honored at a meeting organized by the National Freedom Fighters Foundation on the occasion of Bangabandhu's Homecoming Day on Monday. The meeting was held at Tafazzal Hossain Manik Mia Hall of the National Press Club.
Dhaka, January 6: The date of verification and selection of civilian gazettes published by the heroic freedom fighters has been changed again without the approval of the National Freedom Fighters Council (Jamuka). Verification and selection work will be done on January 30 instead of January 9.
Dhaka, January 4: To mark the golden jubilee of independence, 50 heroic freedom fighters will travel around the country with national flags. After touring 64 districts, they will return to Dhaka on December 16 and hand over the flag to the new generation of delegates.
Dhaka, January 2: President of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad, heroic freedom fighter, eminent woman leader Ayesha Khanam has passed away. She breathed her last at Bardem Hospital in the capital on Saturday morning. Ayesha Khanam was 74 years old.
Dhaka, December 15: The government has recognized 61 more Biranganas, who were tortured by the Pakistani forces and their allies in the Liberation War, as freedom fighters (muktijoddhas). With this, the number of Biranganas recognized as freedom fighters stood at 400. The gazette was issued on Monday (December 14) in recognition of their freedom fighters. The Biranganas got this recognition as per the decision of the 70th meeting of the National Freedom Fighters Council (Jamuka).
Dhaka, December 8: Heroic freedom fighter Captain Akram Ahmed, Bir Uttam, is no more (Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilahi Raziun). He died at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka at 11:15 am on Monday. He was 74 years old.
Dhaka, December 8: Like every year, the Eastern Command of the Indian Army has announced their program on the occasion of Bangladesh Victory Day. A pre-discussion meeting was held on Sunday at Fort William, in Kolkata, the headquarters of the Eastern Command.
Dhaka, December 7: In celebration of 'Great Victory Day-2020', various programs have been taken at the national level in compliance with the health rules. However, due to the outbreak of Covid-19, Victory Day parade will not be held this year. On Sunday (December 6), the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs announced the program and issued a notification.
Dhaka, November 30: The government is giving direct allowance to the freedom fighters by including the list in the software. It has been seen that the number of freedom fighters has been reduced to 21,000 in this new online system based on national identity card.
Dhaka, November 25: Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sontan Sangsad has placed a seven-point demand, including reinstatement of Muktijoddha quota in government service. They made the demand at a human chain program in front of the National Press Club in the capital on Wednesday (November 25).
Dhaka, November 23: The government has formed a verification and selection committee with researchers, freedom fighters and officials of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs to prepare a list of martyred intellectuals. A notification has been issued by the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs on November 19.
Dhaka, November 16: Colonel (retd) Shawkat Ali, one of the accused in the Agartala conspiracy case, is no more. He died at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka at 9:30 am on Monday.
Dhaka, November 15: The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has issued an order to pay state honours to the heroic freedom fighters. The order of 2005 in this regard has been repealed by this order.