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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, January 1: Stating that some people are lying about the liberation war as 'India-Pakistan war', Liberation War Affairs Minister AQM Mozammel Haque said, "I cannot answer this lie due to lack of documents and written books."
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: 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, 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 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 15: The government is going to give special benefits to the heroic freedom fighters in case of land registration or mutation. The land of the heroic freedom fighters will be registered within 10 working days. A notification will be issued from the land ministry this week to give this facility to the heroic freedom fighters of the country.
Dhaka, November 14: The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has directed the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Upazila Nirbahi Officers (UNOs) to name the roads after the heroic freedom fighters. Recently, a letter has been sent to DCs and UNOs from the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs with these instructions.
Dhaka, November 12: Narayanganj metropolitan Awami League vice-president Bir Muktijoddha Commander Gopinath Das died at a hospital in the capital on Wednesday. He was 69 years old and is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter and numerous relatives, colleagues, admirers and well-wishers.
Dhaka, October 30: The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has called for the gazette registration of biranganas who fought against the Pakistani aggressors during the 1971 war of independence, an official press release from the ministry notified on Thursday (October 29).