FFs honoured as allowance hiked by Tk 2,000

Staff Correspondent

13th June, 2019 11:27:48 printer

Freedom fighters were honoured in the new fiscal measures by increasing their monthly allowance by Tk 2,000 to Tk 12,000.

A total of two lakh freedom fighters are getting monthly allowance. The revised budget allocated Tk 2,600 crore.

But the proposed 2019-20 fiscal year budget allocated Tk 2,880 crore.

Their festival allowance at Tk 10,000, Nababarsha at Tk 2,000 and Victory Day at Tk 5,000 remained unchanged.