20 Mar 2023, 22:42

FFs demand erection of monuments at places where resistance built against Pakistani force

DHAKA, March 20, 2023 (BSS) - Valiant Freedom Fighters at a discussion here today demanded erection of commemorative monuments at the places where Freedom Fighters (FFs) had waged resistance against Pakistani occupational forces during Liberation War.

They demanded that plaques should be built after the names of respective valiant Freedom Fighters at the respective places where they built resistances.
The demands were made at the discussion titled "First Barricade of Resistance: Glory of Bangalees' Bravery" at Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh (KIB) auditorium in the city.

National committee to observe first barricade of Liberation War arranged the discussion.

National committee President and Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal chaired the discussion while Awami League (AL) Presidium Members-- valiant Freedom Fighter Engineer Mosharraf Hossain, Deputy Leader of Parliament Begum Matia Chowdhury and Mofazzzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, AL Advisory Council Member valiant Freedom Fighter Professor Dr Khandker Bazlur Rahman, Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad former chairman valiant Freedom Fighter Major General (retd) Helal Morshed Khan, Bir Bikram and Tejgaon College Class IX student Joaria Islam addressed it, among others.

Engineer Mosharraf Hossain demanded establishing commemorative plaques in Farmgate areas where battles took place during the Liberation War side by side all places across the country where freedom fighters build resistance.

 Youth and students under the leadership of Asaduzzaman Khan created a history by obstructing Pakistanis in Farmgate area, he said.

If the Pakistanis didn't face such barricades on the black night of March 25, 1971, they could have carried out more massacres.

Matia Chowdhury underscored the need for instilling the spirit of Liberation War into the minds of the youths.

Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said on the black night of March 25, Pakistani occupational forces faced many barricades.

The first and one of the best barricades against Pakistani forces was built in Farmgate area under the leadership of Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal.
To make the history memorable, a commemorative plaque should be built in Farmgate area, he said.

He also urged the Liberation War Ministry to build a plaque in the area.

In his speech, Asaduzzaman Khan described how they built the first barricade on the black night of March 25.

The cover of a book titled "Bangabandhur Pathonirdeshonar Bangladesh" written by Asaduzzaman Khan was unveiled on the occasion.

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