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HC stays activities of committees to verify FF in 8 districts

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2017 (BSS) - The High Court (HC) today stayed the activities of committees formed to verify and make a list of real Freedom Fighters.

A High Court division bench comprising Justice Salma Masud Chowdhury and Justice Kazi Md Ejarul Haque Akondo passed the order after hearing on a writ petition filed by a Freedom Fighter from Gopalganj.

The eight districts are Gopalganj, Narayanganj, Noakhali, Chandpur,

Gaibandha, Nilphamari, Jhalakathi and Sylhet.

The court also issued a rule asking as to why it shall not declare a gazette issued in this regard, illegal.

The court has asked secretary and deputy secretary of Ministry of Liberation War Affairs, director general of Jamuka, chairman of Muktijoddha Command Council, upzila nirbahi officer of Kotalipara, Gopalganj to answer the rule.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)