DHAKA, Jan 6, 2021 (BSS) – As part of revealing enrollment of the real freedom fighters (FFs), the government will verify the freedom fighters list published under civil gazette on January 30.
“The government will verify the list of those freedom fighters who have been enlisted under the civil gazette deviating approval from section 7 (jha) of the National Freedom Fighters Council Act 2002,” according to a concerned ministry release here today.
At the upazila level, the verification will be held at 10 am at the offices of the Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) and for the city, it will be held at the offices of the Deputy Commissioner on the day.
The decision was taken at the 71st meeting of the National FF Council held on December 3.
The freedom fighters lists which will be verified and detailed information in this regard will be available on the website of the Liberation War Affairs Ministry (www.molwa.gov.bd) and the website of the National FF Council (www.jamuka.gov.bd).
The valiant freedom fighters under the gazette have been asked to present necessary documents along with witnesses of at least three fellow fighters or inmate trainees who are recognized by Indian or Mukti Barta (Lal Boi).
If any freedom fighters who had been trained in Bangladesh would have to be proved his participation in the particular war by three fellow fighters registered under Indian or Mukti Barta (Lal Boi), the release added.
The verification will have to be completed in presence of those valiant freedom fighters enlisted by Indian/Mukti Barta.
As per the Act, the National FF Council has the authority to recommend for enrollment of the real freedom fighters to the government.