‘Bir’ must be used before name of FF

Staff Correspondent

30 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Liberation War Affairs Ministry on Thursday issued a gazette notification with the provision of using the title ‘Bir’ before the names of the freedom fighters (FFs) in all cases.

The freedom fighters have been defined as ‘Bir Muktijoddha’ in the Section 2(11) of the ‘Bangladesh Muktijoddha Kalyan Trust Act, 2018’, said the notification signed by Deputy Secretary of the Liberation War Affairs Ministry Md Matiar Rahman.

In accordance with the act and as per the decision of the 13th meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Liberation War Affairs Ministry, the word ‘Bir’ should be used before the names of the freedom fighters in all cases, it added.

According to the notification, this order will come into effect immediately.

 


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