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Dhaka, Oct 18, 2021: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said that the graves of the martyred freedom fighters who were buried in the Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura during the liberation war will be identified and brought back to the country.
Dhaka, September 9: The Standing Committee of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has recommended to provide digital certificates, digital identity cards and a medal to the heroic freedom fighters, so that they can avail all the facilities announced by the government without any hindrance. The recommendation was made at the 21st meeting held at the Parliament House on Wednesday (September 8).
Dhaka, September 4: The number of gazetted freedom fighters in the country is 1,83,560 people. Liberation War Affairs Minister AQM Mozammel Haque made the remarks in response to a question from Nurunnabi Chowdhury, a ruling party MP from Bhola-3 constituency, during a question-and-answer session at the 14th session of the 11th National Assembly on Saturday (September 4).
Dhaka, September 1: Twenty-one more women who were tortured by the Pakistani forces and their allies in the war of liberation were recognized as freedom fighters. The government has issued a gazette on August 24 recognizing these heroic freedom fighters. The Biranganas (female freedom fighters) got this recognition as per the decision of the 75th meeting of the National Freedom Fighters Council (Jamuka). With this, the number of Biranganas recognized as heroic freedom fighters stood at 438.
Dhaka, August 10: The government has introduced the 'Liberation War Award' in recognition of the important contribution of individuals and organizations or organizations in the great Liberation War, preservation of the memory of the Liberation War and development of consciousness. The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has made 'Liberation War Award Policy-2021' to give this medal. A notification of the policy has been issued, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs on Monday (August 9).
Delhi, June 15: Fifty years after the historic War of Liberation, that helped a land shed the tag of East Pakistan and led to the birth of Bangladesh, the Indian government has decided to declassify all documents pertaining to the freedom struggle.
Dhaka, May 10: The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has released the second part of the final list of names of heroic freedom fighters. It contains the names of 6,988 heroic freedom fighters from eight divisions. This list can be found on the website of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs. This information was given by the ministry on Sunday (May 9).
Dhaka, April 5: Two festival allowances at the rate of Tk 10,000 per annum will be given to the heroic freedom fighters and at the same time two thousand rupees will be given to the families of the heroic freedom fighters, war wounded heroic freedom fighters and martyred heroic freedom fighters as Bengali New Year allowance. In addition, five thousand taka will be given as a great Victory Day allowance to the survivors of the title-winning, war-wounded and martyred freedom fighters.
Dhaka, March 30: All the historical places associated with the memory of the great liberation war will be preserved.
Dhaka, March 26, 2021: The Ministry of Liberation War gave a reception to the Indian members of the Allied forces who participated in the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971.
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.
Own representative, Dhaka, February 15, 2021: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced to increase the allowance of heroic freedom fighters to Tk 20,000.
Dhaka, February 13: Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader has claimed that no one has the right to question the resolved issues of the liberation war. He made the remarks at a regular virtual briefing at his official residence on Saturday (February 13).
Dhaka, February 10: The titles of four freedom fighters of Bangabandhu, including BNP founder and former president Ziaur Rahman, are being canceled. The 72nd meeting of the National Freedom Fighters Council (Jamuka) on Tuesday recommended the cancellation of their state titles.
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.