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58 more artists, cultural personalities recognised as freedom fighters

  • Published at 03:53 pm July 11th, 2017
  • Last updated at 04:03 pm July 11th, 2017
58 more artists, cultural personalities recognised as freedom fighters
The government has recognised 58 more cultural personalities of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra and cultural organisations which were formed during the Liberation War as freedom fighters. Before this, 195 other artists and staff of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra had already been inducted as freedom fighters, including their medical team who had aided the war effort.
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The Liberation War Affairs Ministry on Tuesday released a gazette announcing the induction. Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra was the radio broadcasting centre of Bengali nationalist forces during the Liberation War in 1971. It had played a vital role in boosting the morale of Bangladeshis during the war.
List of people recognised as freedom fighters Writer MR Akhtar Mukul,Filmmaker Subhash Dutta, Zahurul Haque, Mushtari Shafi, Khandaker Razu Ahmed, Singer Fakir Alamgir, Mehzabin Bugum (Queen), Azharul Islam, Abu Bawsher, Sarwar Jahan, Rezwanul Haque, Hazrat Ali Bayati, Monjusri Niyagi, Mrinal Bhattacharya, Probal Chowdhury, Uma Khan, Kalyani Ghosh, Sujit Roy, Gitasri Chowdhury, MKK Siddique, Mozammel Haque, Sajeda Khatun, Amirul Islam Prodhan, Abul Kalam Azad, Muhammad Niaz Uddin, Mosharraf Hossain, Dhirendranath Nomdas, Shamsher Ali Prodhan, Mala Khurram, Shibu Roy, Shukla Bhadra, Enamul Haque, Chittaranjan Bhuiyan, Firoza Chowdhury Instrument Artist Subal Dutta, Milon Bhattacharya, Poritosh Kumar Saha, Hazen Chandra Pahari, Abu Bakar Siddique Prodhan, Technician Aminur Rahman, Poritosh Kumar Saha,Manuscript Writer Ekramul Haque Chowdhury, Mohinuddin Ahmed, Recording Supervisor AM Shafiul Rahman Dulu, Timir Nandi,Event Organiser Mezbah Uddin Ahmed, Nazrul Islam (Anu Islam), AM Sharfuzzaman, Foyez Ahmed, Tabla Player Subrata Sengupta, Narrator Dr Dilip Kumar Dhar,Sub-Editor M Mamun, Poet Niranjan Adhikari (Sobuj Chakrabarti), Shah Salauddin Sajjad and others
This story was originally published in Bangla Tribune