List of 10,789 razakars published
The Ministry of Liberation War has published a list of rajakars who were collaborators of the Pakistani occupation forces during the Liberation War in 1971.
Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque announced the list of 10,789 razakars at first phase at a press conference on Sunday.
He also published a list of freedom fighters.
Mozammel Haque said the list has been released to inform the new generation about the names, identities and roles of the razakars who opposed the independence.
He said more list will be published in phases after proper scrutiny and examination.
The minister said efforts are underway to collect list from the record room of different districts and those lists which were published from BG press during the period.
Publishing a draft list of freedom fighters Mozammel Haque said the number of bona fide freedom fighters will not be more than 2.10 lakh.
He said works are underway to publish a single list of freedom fighters after compiling different lists.
Final list will be published before the next March 26, the Independence Day, he added.