Kurigram Freedom Day today

6 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: The dominant freedom fighters and allied forces bravely liberated Kurigram by defeating and driving away the occupation forces bringing the taste of ultimate liberty to the local people on December 6, 1971.

The flag of Independent Bangladesh was hoisted by the freedom fighters led by Company Commander Abdul Hye (Bir Pratik) on December 6 on the soil of Kurigram although the final national victory was not achieved till that date.

Former Kurigram district unit Commander of Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad (BMS) Sirajul Islam Tuku said the occupation forces lost moral courage in the fierce battles since December 1, 1971 in Kurigram town with the freedom fighters.