Freedom fighters demand Tk 35,000 as monthly allowances

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19th May, 2019 04:21:27 printer

Freedom fighters demand Tk 35,000 as monthly allowances

Jatiya Sammilito Muktijoddha Foundation (National United Freedom Fighter Foundation) demanded thirty-five thousand taka as monthly allowances for freedom fighters and their constitutional recognition.

They came up with the demand in a human chain formed in front of the National Press Club in the capital on Sunday.

National United Freedom Fighter Foundation general secretary GK Babul preside over the human chain where advisor of the organization Shafi Uddin Bhuiyan, senior vice-chairman Abdur Rashid, organizing Secretary Kazi Abdul Mujim Santu and finance secretary Abdul Baten, among others, spoke at the event.

While speaking in the programme, Babul Chisti said the founder of BNP, Ziaur Rahman and Khandoker Mostak Ahmed worked against freedom fighters and they destroyed the spirit of liberation.

“Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is working for the welfare of freedom fighters. So we requested her to give us 35 thousand taka as monthly allowance and the constitutional recognition” he said.