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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.
Own representative, Dhaka, 10 January 2021: The final list of freedom fighters will be published on 26 March.
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 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: 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, 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 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, November 5: Former Deputy Speaker of the Parliament and freedom fighter Colonel (Retd.) Shawkat Ali, who is undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital, has been placed on life support.
নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ৩১ অক্টোবর ২০২০: ইন্দিরা গান্ধীর সহযোগিতা না পেলে মুক্তিযুদ্ধ দীর্ঘায়িত হতো। শনিবার জাতীয় প্রেসক্লাবে ভারতের সাবেক প্রধানমন্ত্রী শ্রীমতি ইন্দিরা গান্ধী স্মরণে বাংলাদেশ সচেতন নাগরিক কমিটি আয়োজিত আলোচনা সভায় মুক্তিযুদ্ধ বিষয়ক মন্ত্রী আ ক ম মোজাম্মেল হক এ কথা বলেন।