List containing names of 1,47,537 valiant freedom fighters published
List containing names of 1,47,537 valiant freedom fighters published in first phase
| 25 Mar 2021, 18:21
The government has published names of 1 lakh 47 thousand 537 valiant freedom fighters at the first phase. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque published the list at press conference at the secretariat on Thursday on the eve of golden jubilee of independence.
The minister said, we are working in the proper process from the grass roots level through investigation. We have published the list containing 1,47,537 names of valiant freedom fighters at the first phase of the final list.
According to the list there are 12563 names from Barishal division, 30053 names from Chattogram, 37387 names from Dhaka, 10588 names from Mymensingh, 17630 names from Khulna, 13889 names from Rajshahi, 15158 names from Rangpur and 10264 names from Sylhet division including the names of four national leaders and father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
He also said, the names which are in the civilian list will not be published in the mean time. Besides, the names which are under scrutiny without recommendation from JaMuKa are not mentioned in the list.
According to the ministry sources, the list of the valiant freedom fighters has been published for the sixth phase in the 50th year’s celebration of independence. Earlier the governments which were in power published the list of freedom fighters according to their way. Though the controversy is not over but again another list is being published.
On November 19 last year a scrutiny committee was formed comprising researchers, valiant freedom fighters and officers of liberation war affairs ministry to formulate the list of martyred freedom fighters. Tapan Kanti Ghosh, Secretary of liberation war affairs ministry was made chairman of the committee.