`Police Liberation War Memorial Museum` to be founded in Rajshahi
Published: 03:44 PM, 4 January 2022
IGP Dr. Benazir Ahmed laid the foundation of `Police Liberation War Memorial Museum` in Rajshahi Police Lines
'Police Liberation War Memorial Museum' is going to be founded in Rajshahi to preserve the memory of the contribution of 23 members of police in the liberation war.
In the great war of liberation, the first confrontation took place in Rajshahi on March 26, 1971. In Rajshahi Police Lines, 18 police members were martyred in that battle. Besides, 23 heroic freedom fighters including 6 more heroic freedom fighters who were martyred during the war of liberation were buried in mass graves inside the police lines.
Rajshahi Metropolitan Police has taken initiative of this museum to preserve that memory. IGP Benazir Ahmed laid the foundation of the museum at Rajshahi Police Lines on Monday.
Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Commissioner Abu Kalam Siddique, DIG of Rajshahi Range Abdul Baten and others were present at the time.
After laying the foundation of the museum, IGP inaugurated the newly constructed Malopara police outpost, Talaimari police outpost and ration store building of RMP.
Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Commissioner Abu Kalam Siddique said Tk 4,48,35,192 was spent on the construction of a 5,640-square-storey two-storey ration store building, Tk 1,11,63,500 on the six-storey building of Malopara police outpost and a six-storey building from Talaimari outpost. The construction cost is Tk 4,10,36,432.
Later, the IGP participated in the distribution of winter clothes and awarding of scholarships among the winter victims at the initiative of Police Women Welfare Association (Punak). IGP's wife Zeeshan Mirza was the chief guest on the occasion.