1,84,961 freedom fighters got allowances in 2017-18


SANGSAD BHABAN, July 2, 2018 (BSS) – The government is giving
honorary allowance to 1, 84,961 freedom fighters from 2008-09 to 2017-
18 financial years.

“Each general freedom fighter/freedom fighter’s family is getting Taka
10,000 per month from 2016-17 along with two festival allowance of the
same amount,” Minister for Liberation War Affairs Ministry AKM
Mozammel Hoque said this, while replying to a starred question from
opposition bench member Begum Rawshan Ara Mannan in the Jatiya
Sangsad today.

He said the government is giving Taka 5,000 as victory day allowance and
Taka 2,000 as Baishakhi allowance during the present financial year.

Presently, the government has given charge to district/upazila/city
corporation allowance committee for including and suspending in the
freedom fihgter’s list, the minister said.