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New Delhi, Sept 18: Gita Mehta, a history writer, documentary maker and journalist of Bangladesh's great liberation war, passed away due to old age-related ailments at her residence in the Indian capital of Delhi on Saturday. She was 80.
Dhaka, August 18: Member of Awami League Advisory Council and coordinator of 14 parties Amir Hossain Amu MP said that the Bengali nation was not allowed to know the correct history of the liberation war for 31 years. People would not have gone to the BNP-Jamaat procession today if they had known the true history of the liberation war.
Dhaka, July 6: Today (July 6) is the historic Katakhali War Day of Jhenaigati Upazila of Sherpur. During the liberation war, on this day in 1971, 12 people including three freedom fighters were martyred in the frontal battle with the Pakistani invading forces. Freedom fighter commander Nazmul Ahsan, Mofazzal Hossain and Ali Hossain of the same family were martyred.
Dhaka, June 9: Serajul Alam Khan, the "mystery man" of Bangladesh politics and one of the organizers of the Great Liberation War, is no more. He died while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College (Dhamek) Hospital on Friday (June 9) around 2:15 pm. He was 82 years old.
Dhaka, June 5: The amount of government assistance for the treatment of brave freedom fighters is increasing by one lakh taka. The government is increasing the maximum amount of support for the treatment of brave freedom fighters from two lakh taka to three lakh taka per year.
Dhaka, May 28: In a discussion meeting in Dhaka on Saturday, a group of freedom fighters called upon the freedom fighters to unite to restore the spirit of the liberation war.
Dhaka, April 25: Pankaj Bhattacharya, one of the organizers of the Great Liberation War and President of Oikya NAP (National Awami Party), passed away. He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the capital's Health and Hope Hospital on Sunday night.
Dhaka, April 18: The pro-liberation forces have been in power for almost 15 years, but still we have not been able to create that kind of awakening among the youth. The history of Liberation War, the sacrifice of people should be presented to the new generation by the state. Otherwise, the oath we took at Mujibnagar on April 17, 1971, will not be achieved.
Dhaka, April 10: Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque has demanded to pass a law in the parliament to punish those who speak against the history of independence and the spirit of the liberation war.
Dhaka, March 29: One of the organizers of independence, student leader and former Member of Parliament Nur-e-Alam Siddiqui passed away (Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Raji'un). He was 83.
Dhaka, February 20: The International Criminal Tribunal will announce the verdict against five people of Mymensingh's Trishal in the case of crimes against humanity during the Liberation War.
Dhaka, February 9: President Md. Abdul Hamid has called upon senior politicians to come forward to present the correct history of the Liberation War to the new generation.
Dhaka, January 21: Ministry of Liberation War Affairs is preserving the bravery of all living freedom fighters. To implement this program, the activities of the 'Bir Kanthe Birgantha' project have already started.
Dhaka, December 15: At the end of the liberation war, the Pakistani invasion forces targeted and killed the intellectuals of the country. Martyred Intellectuals Day is celebrated on December 14 every year in their memory since independence. Despite the day, there is no national list of martyred intellectuals in the country yet. The family members of the martyred intellectuals have expressed their anger as the list has not been listed even after 50 years.
Dhaka, December 14: Tomorrow, December 14, is Martyred Intellectuals Day. On this day in 1971, the occupying Pakistani army and its accomplice Razakar Al-Badr, Al-Shams planned together and killed the best intellectuals of Bengal. Just two days after the killing of the intellectuals, on December 16, the barbaric Pakistani forces led by General Niazi surrendered and Bangladesh emerged as an independent country.