LGED to preserve historical places of Liberation War

KHULNA, Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) of Khulna has taken initiatives to preserve the historical places of Liberation War located in Khulna as well as to establish an independence war museum.

The tender process has already been completed in five districts under

Khulna division for the implementation of the preservation involving cost of

Tk 1.62 crore.

Talking to BSS, Executive Engineer of LGED Rakibul Islam said the

independence of Bangladesh cost the lives of 30 lakh people and in exchange

for the honor of two lakh mothers and sisters of this country. A lot of

places in this country still bear the memories of the Independence War.

That's why the government has taken the initiatives for preserving the

memories and places of the war and to build independence war museum, he


Already the government has completed the tender process to initiate the

project implementation, he said, adding the government has planned to invest

Tk 32 lakh to build Batiaghata Baroaria Shahid Memorial, Tk 33 lakh for

Dakop's Bajua High School Boddhobhumi, Tk 33 lakh for Koyra Shahid Narayan

Camp, Tk 33 lakh for Kopilmuni war field under Paikgachha upazila and Tk 30

lakh for Ikhori Potenga Fazlul Haque High School (Warfield) under Terokhada

upazila in Khulna.

Subassistant engineer of LGED Mohammad Saiful Rahman said the project

will start in the first quarter of next year.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)