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1,256 get recognition as freedom fighters

| Updated: June 02, 2020 21:54:04


1,256 get recognition as freedom fighters

The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has issued a gazette notification recognising 1,256 people as freedom fighters.

The gazette was published on Tuesday following a decision taken at the 66th meeting of the Jatiya Muktijoddha Council (Jamuka) as per section 7 (Jha) of the Jatiya Muktijoddha Council (Jamuka) Act-2002, said a press release.

According to BSS, the gazette is available on the website of Bangladesh Government (BG) Press (www.bgpress.gov.bd).

According to the press release, the gazette of the 1,256 freedom fighters was published after scrutinising about 150,000 applications in three phases.

The list was finalised at the meeting of Jamuka after getting it checked by the upazila level and district level scrutinising committees.

The newly-enlisted freedom fighters will enjoy all facilities provided by the state for the freedom fighters, the release said.

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