The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has published a gazette providing for the use of the word ‘Bir’ before the names of all freedom fighters of 1971.
The gazette was signed by Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Liberation War Md. Matiur Rahman, the freedom fighters have been defined as ‘heroic freedom fighters’ According to section 2 (11) of the Bangladesh Freedom Fighters Welfare Trust Act, 2017.
In accordance with this Act and in accordance with the decision of the 13th meeting of the Standing Committee on the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs of the Eleventh National Assembly, the word ‘Bir’ should be used before the names of the heroic freedom fighters in all cases.
It has been mentioned in the Gazette that this order will be effective immediately.
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