Local roads to be named after FFs: Mozammel

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PV Desk : Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq today said roads at all the district as well as upazila levels would be named after the freedom fighters (FF) of those respective areas to make people of the locality aware of the contribution of the nation’s heros to the Liberation War.

“The government is working to name the roads after the name of FFs, so that people of the area know about the FFs of their area,” he said.

He was speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural functional of Bogra district Freedom Fighters’ Technical School and College, said a press release.

He also put emphasize on establishing memorials at district and upazila levels in the memory of freedom fighters so that people of the respective areas can pay tribute to the greatest sons of the soil.

Mozammel also said the government is working to reach the allowances to the residents of freedom fighters so that they do not need to go bank to collect the money.

Deputy Commissioner Nur-e-Alam Siddique presided over the programme addressed, among others, by the district Awami League President Momtaj Uddin and Zila Parishad Chairman Dr M Makbul Hossain.