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The Ministry of Liberation War has felicitated 30 members of the Indian Allied Forces

The Ministry of Liberation War has felicitated 30 members of the Indian Allied Forces who participated in the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. These brave members of the Indian Armed Forces were felicitated in a ceremony organized at Hotel Intercontinental in the capital on Saturday night.

Members of the Indian allied forces led by retired Lt. Gen. Anil Kumar Lamba, who participated in the Liberation War, along with their families, have come to Bangladesh on the invitation of the Bangladesh government on the occasion of the Great Victory Day.

Expressing gratitude to foreign friends, the Liberation War Affairs Minister said, ‘India’s contribution to the Liberation War will be forever remembered in the history of Bangladesh.’ Recalling the contribution of the then Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi, he said that if India did not help Bangladesh by providing shelter, food and training to around one crore people in such a short time. could not be independent. India set a unique example of friendship by repatriating members of the Indian Allied Forces a few months after independence.

Mozammel Haque said that the Bangladesh government is launching education scholarships for the family members of the Indian allied forces. He expressed hope that the good relations between the two friendly countries will be stronger in the future.

President and Member of Parliament Captain (Retd) AB Tajul Islam, Member of Parliament Kazi Firoz Rashid, Commerce Secretary Tapan Kanti Ghosh, Senior Secretary of Public Security Department Aminul Islam Khan, Secretary of Liberation War Ministry Khawaja Mia were present at the reception. , Liberation War Museum Trustee Mofidul Haque, Ekushey Medalist journalist Ajay Das Gupta along with Indian High Commission, Ministry of Liberation War Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs and high level officials of Armed Forces were present.