freedom fighter

December 16, 2022
December 16, 2022

Victory Day Today: Freedom dawns

It was like a radiant dawn shining after a long and dreadful night. The cool wind of freedom was blowing in mid-December 1971.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

In Iffat Nawaz’s debut novel, 1971 is not an open wound

Shurjo’s Clan uses magic realism to conjure Shurjomukhi’s freedom fighter uncles, who were martyred in Sylhet’s tea gardens during the 1971 Liberation War, and her grandmother, who took her own life shortly after the 1947 Partition. 

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

Guerrilla Hafiz and the freedom fighters we have failed

Almost 50 years after the war, freedom fighter Guerrilla Hafiz is yet to receive state recognition

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Longer wait for Biranganas to get same privileges as freedom fighters: TIB

Biranganas have to wait for up to more than three years to be gazetted as freedom fighters in the absence of a timeline in the process, says a new report of Transparency International Bangladesh.

November 30, 2021
November 30, 2021

Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Foundation hosts discussion on freedom fighters of Dhaka

On November 27, Saturday at 7 PM, Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Foundation hosted its fifth episode of their discussion series,‘Bidyapeeth Baithaki: Antaranga Alape Gunizan, online’. The topic of this week’s episode was ‘Crack Platoon: The Freedom Fighters of Dhaka’.

January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021

OC withdrawn for allegedly assaulting freedom fighter in Faridpur

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Faridpur's Saltha Police Station Mohammad Ali Jinnah has been withdrawn for allegedly physically assaulting and verbally abusing a freedom fighter.

September 21, 2020
September 21, 2020

HC stays cancellation of freedom fighter status of 192 retired BGB, BAF personnel

The High Court has stayed for six months the government decision that cancelled the freedom fighter status of 192 retired members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Bangladesh Air Force (BAF), and also directed the government to give them benefits as freedom fighters.

July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020

HC stays govt decision of scrapping 119 BGB men’s freedom fighter status

The High Court has stayed a government decision that cancelled freedom fighter status of 119 members of Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB), clearing their way to get benefits as freedom fighters.

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

Truck runs over freedom fighter in Dhaka

A freedom fighter is run over by a truck near Muktijoddha Market in the capital’s Mirpur area.

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Contempt rule against 4 secretaries

The High Court issues a contempt of court rule against eight government high officials including four secretaries for not complying with its directives over extending the service period of a freedom fighter.