‘Hate column’ for Razakar, Al-Badr, Al-Shams, says minister

Staff Correspondent | Published: 15:54, Jun 19,2017


Liberation war affairs minister AKM Mozammel Huq on Monday told parliament that government has a plan to build a column to express hate toward local collaborators of Pakistani military in 1971 war of independence.

‘We have a plan to build a hate statue to express hatred toward Razakars, Al-Badrs, Al-Shams and other collaborators of the Pakistani Army who conducted atrocities during the 1971 Liberation War,’ AKM Mozammel Huq said while answering a question of Awami League lawmaker Ummey Razia Kajol.

Bengali nation would never forget the hatred brutality carried out by the Pakistani occupation army and local collaborators, AKM Mozammel Huq also a freedom fighter said.

The government is relentlessly working to present accurate history to new generation and imbued them with the spirit of liberation war,’ AKM Mozammel Huq said in his scripted answer that was tabled at the onset of day’s sitting.

The Pakistani military and its local collaborators committed one of history’s worst genocides in Bangladesh killing countless unarmed Bengalis during in nine months of the War for Independence.

The Jamaat-e-Islami and a host of parties opposed to independence collaborated with the occupation army.

On December 16, 1971, the nine-month war for independence ended with the Bengali nation clinching victory against the marauding army of Pakistan.

The war for independence was preceded by 23 years of intense political struggle for democracy, national identity and national liberation.

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