Freedom Fighters' final list on March 26
Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque has said a single final list of freedom fighters after compiling different lists will be published on next March 26, the Independence Day.
Haque made the disclosure at a press conference at the ministry conference room on Sunday, on the eve of the nation’s Victory Day.
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 on March 26, the Independence Day, he added.
On Sunday, the Ministry of Liberation War has published a list of 10,789 rajakars who were collaborators of the Pakistani occupation forces during the Liberation War in 1971.
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.