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Interview: Freedom fighter Ahamed Ali

Ahamed Ali, a freedom fighter who fought in Sector 8 under Major General Muhammad Abul Manzoor, tells his stories of training and war days during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.

Ali received training at Chakulia training camp of Jharkhand state, India. Earlier, he worked as a Chhatra League activist in the election of 1970.

Ali was born and raised in Kushtia district. He completed his Honours and Masters degrees on Accounting from Jagannath University (the then Jagannath College) in Dhaka.

He later worked and retired as an assistant director in Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd (BTCL).

Presently, he is working in Onnorokom Group as the Head of Procurement Department.

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Freedom in the air is a non-profit project aimed at building a rich repository for all sorts of contents on Bangladesh's Liberation War of 1971. Besides producing exclusive video interviews of war heroes and experts and a turn-by-turn daily interactive calendar of 1971, The Daily Star Online gathered very rare declassified diplomatic cables, the sensational Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report that proved genocide by Pakistan army, significant collection of rarely seen photographs and international newspaper reports. There is an exceptional collection of TV reports, video footages and documentaries which The Daily Star does not own but using with courtesy of the original owners and those who uploaded.