Freedom fighters

‘Remove war criminals, Jamaat-Shibir men from govt jobs’

A platform of freedom fighters announces an agitation programme from July 19 to September 2 to press home their six-point demand including removal of the family members of Jamaat-Shibir men and war...

December 3, 2019
December 3, 2019

Include names of 208 freedom fighters in gazette: HC to govt

The High Court has directed the government to include names of 208 freedom fighters in the official gazette and take necessary steps to give them monthly allowances.

July 14, 2018
July 14, 2018

‘Remove war criminals, Jamaat-Shibir men from govt jobs’

A platform of freedom fighters announces an agitation programme from July 19 to September 2 to press home their six-point demand including removal of the family members of Jamaat-Shibir men and war...

January 18, 2018
January 18, 2018

Freedom Fighters: Minimum age now only 12.5 years!

The liberation war affairs ministry has once again lowered the minimum age for being recognised as a freedom fighter.

December 17, 2017
December 17, 2017

Of a unique burial ground of 1971

The burial ground of 49 martyred freedom fighters at Dalura of Sunamganj is unique in the country.

December 4, 2017
December 4, 2017

1,84,394 freedom fighters get allowances

The government is giving allowance to 1, 84,394 freedom fighters after conducting a scrutiny to find out real beneficiaries for honorary allowances.

November 22, 2017
November 22, 2017

War veterans to get allowance

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday announced that the 1971 war veterans of different forces would get allowance from January next year.

November 21, 2017
November 21, 2017

HC questions legality of FFs' age limit

The High Court questions the legality on an age restriction placed on the freedom fighter status, placed by the government last year.

November 14, 2017
November 14, 2017

'Fake' FFs enjoying allowances

Many people, who have falsely claimed to be freedom fighters, continue to enjoy government allowances by obtaining court orders, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque told parliament...

July 12, 2017
July 12, 2017

Bangabandhu killer’s memorial plaque disfigured

A group of BCL men and freedom fighters of Chuadanga district on Monday disfigured the memorial plaque at the graveyard of Major Bazlul Huda, one of the killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman...

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

23 more Biranganas recognised as FFs

Twenty-three more Biranganas (war heroines) are recognised as freedom fighters for their contribution in the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.