RAJSHAHI, More than 600 freedom fighters and family members of martyred freedom fighters of Rajshahi city were honoured through a reception yesterday.
Of them, Advocate Abdul Hadi, Dr Imdadul Haque, Abdul Khaleque, Dr Abdul
Mannan, Nazrul Islam Khoka and Rafikoddowla Khan were significant.
Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) organised the reception ceremony at
RCC's Green Plaza. RCC Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton, distributed crests and
gifts among the freedom fighters as chief guest.
Liton said that the city corporation will build housing project for the
Freedom Fighters in the city. He also declared that the existing problems
relating to their holding taxes and water bills would be solved as early as
Liton mentioned that the city corporation is very much positive towards
the best sons of the soil alongside improving their living and livelihood
condition. RCC is implementing a project of naming several streets in the
city after the names of valiant freedom fighters, he added.
He said all of us should have to take the responsibility of protecting
the great sons of the soil freedom fighters. All of us should stand beside
them. The significance and spirit of the war of liberation should be
highlighted before the new generation.
Chaired by RCC Chief Executive Officer Shah Momin, the meeting was
addressed, among others, by Panel Mayor Shariful Islam Babu, Chief Engineer
Ashraful Haque, Secretary Rejaul Karim and Chief Conservancy Officer Sheik
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)