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Dhaka, March 26: The government has published the final list of heroic freedom fighters. The list published by the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs contains the names of one lakh 46 thousand 536 heroic freedom fighters. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque unveiled the list at a press conference on Thursday (March 25).
Dhaka, March 16: The government will build 30,000 houses or 'heroic homes' for the indigent freedom fighters, biranganas, martyred freedom fighters, widows and children of the late freedom fighters. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will give the residences as gifts on the occasion of Mujib Borsho and 50 years of Independence celebrations including enhancing their social status and socio-economic development.
Dhaka, March 5: The government will release the final list of heroic freedom fighters on March 26. Therefore, the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has given a deadline of March 15 to correct the informational errors of the freedom fighters listed online. On Wednesday (March 3), the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs sent a letter to all the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Upazila Nirbahi Officers (UNOs) requesting them to rectify the mistakes of the heroic freedom fighters.
Dhaka, March 3: Thirty thousand homes will be built for the indigent freedom fighters. Minister AKM Mozammel Haque said the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs was working on the issue.
Dhaka, February 2: The draft list of heroic freedom fighters will be released on February 15, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque said on Tuesday. It was supposed to be released on the first week of February, the minister had said earlier.
Dhaka, january 26: Bir Muktijoddha Oikya Mancha has demanded the postponement of the verification and selection process of the freedom fighters on January 30. At a rally in front of the National Press Club on Tuesday (January 27th), the leaders of the organisation demanded that the Prime Minister suspend the screening process.
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.
Own correspondent, Dhaka, 10 January 2021: The certificates of 52 freedom fighters including the murderer Risaldar (dismissed) Mosleh Uddin Khan of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman have been canceled.
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.