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1,256 more freedom fighters listed

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:02 PM, 2 June 2020  

1,256 more freedom fighters listed

1,256 more freedom fighters listed

The government has recognised 1,256 more people as freedom fighters, the Liberation War Affairs Ministry has issued a gazette notification in this regard.

The gazette was published today 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.

The gazette is available on the website of Bangladesh Government (BG) Press www.bgpress.gov.bd, the release added.

According to the press release, the gazette of the 1,256 freedom fighters was published after scrutinizing about 1.5 lakh applications in three phases.

The list was finalized at the meeting of Jamuka after getting it checked by the upazila level and district level scrutinizing 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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