dd Use 'Bir' before freedom fighters' name: Ministry

Use 'Bir' before freedom fighters' name: Ministry

Published: 29 Oct 2020 Updated: 29 Oct 2020   

Samakal Correspondent

The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has published a gazette notification providing for the use of the word 'Bir' meaning 'Hero' before the names of freedom fighters.

The information was given in a notification signed by senior public relations officer of the ministry Sufi Abdullahil Maruf on Thursday.

In the notification, it is said that the freedom fighters have been defined as 'heroic freedom fighters' in section 2 (11) of the Freedom Fighters Welfare Trust Act, 2018. In accordance with the law and in accordance with the decision of the 13th meeting of the Standing Committee on the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs of the Eleventh National Assembly, the word 'Bir' meaning 'Hero' should be used before the names of freedom fighters in all cases.

It has also been mentioned that the order mentioned in the gazette signed by Deputy Secretary of the ministry Matiar Rahman will come into effect effective immediately.


Diego Maradona’s long shadow

Diego Maradona’s long shadow

It was nothing more, really, than a ruffle of the ...

Biden shortlist for White House key environmental post

Biden shortlist for White House key environmental post

President-elect Joe Biden is vetting three environmental justice leaders to ...

Bollywood star’s IPL team buys into US Major League Cricket

Bollywood star’s IPL team buys into US Major League Cricket

The Indian Premier League’s Kolkata Knight Riders, co-owned by Bollywood ...

Two thirds of world’s school-age children have no internet access at home: report

Two thirds of world’s school-age children have no internet access at home: report

Two thirds of the world’s school-age children – or 1.3 ...

Int’l e-conference on emerging population issues begins in city

Int’l e-conference on emerging population issues begins in city

The two-day long international e-conference on ‘Emerging Population Issues’ has ...

No V-Day event in open space amid pandemic: Kamal

No V-Day event in open space amid pandemic: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said there will be ...

India plans dam on Brahmaputra

India plans dam on Brahmaputra

India is considering a plan to build a 10 gigawatts ...

Serum says AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine safe

Serum says AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine safe

Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, on Tuesday ...