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Dhaka, July 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent gifts to the families of war-wounded and martyred freedom fighters. On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, she sent fruits and sweets to the heroic freedom fighters living at the War Wounded Freedom Rehabilitation Center (Freedom Fighter Tower-1) on Ghaznabi Road in Mohammadpur on Wednesday (July 21).
Dhaka, June 25: The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has published a comprehensive list of names of heroic freedom fighters. In the fourth list, the names of 2,973 heroic freedom fighters from 55 upazilas of eight divisions have been published after the regularization of the civilian gazette that was made without the approval of the National Freedom Fighters Council (Jamuka).
Dhaka, June 8: The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has published the names of 12,116 heroic freedom fighters (muktijoddhas) from 388 upazilas in eight divisions. The list was published on Monday (June 7).
Dhaka, April 23: The Appellate Division has commented that real freedom fighters are being harassed in many cases due to age differences. The Appellate Division, headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, made the remarks on Thursday (April 22nd) in a case involving the withholding of allowances of some freedom fighters.
Dhaka, April 21: According to the date of birth of the National Identity Card (NID), the minimum age condition of 1,932 heroic freedom fighters is not being fulfilled. Therefore, the government has given time till May 10 to amend the NID of these freedom fighters.
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.