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'71 Foundation to honour 11 war heroines

DHAKA, March 30, 2017 (BSS) - The '71 Foundation will honour 11 war heroines tomorrow for their unforgettable contribution to the war of liberation and working for upholding its spirit.

The war heroines are: Begum Ivy Rahman (posthumous), Nora Sharif (posthumous), Taramon Bibi, Noorjahan Kakon Bibi, Gyano Bala Barmoni, Jinat Sultana Akhi, Syeda Obaidun Nahar, Shaheen Samad, Bulbul Mohalnabish, Jogmaya Malo and Dr Sarah Banu Shuchi.

The '71 Foundation will honour them through a function at Mohila Samity auditorium at 3pm tomorrow on the occasion of the 46th anniversary of independence.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal will attend the function as the chief guest, while valiant freedom fighters Colonel (retd) Shawkat Ali, MP, and Mamtaz Begum, also the Jatiya Mohila Sangstha chairman, will be present as the special guests.

Chairman of the '71 Foundation Dr Khaled Shawkat Ali will preside over the function.