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BD to honour 380 Indian soldiers martyred during Liberation War

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BSS, Dhaka :
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday said Bangladesh will honour over 380 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives during the 1971 Liberation War.
"The Bangladesh government has taken all-out preparation to honour 380 Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the country's 1971 Liberation War. They will be honoured soon," he told a discussion in the capital.
The Foreign Minister said Bangladesh would gradually honour all the Indian soldiers who were martyred in the Liberation War.
Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee arranged the discussion at Kobi Sufia Kamal auditorium of the National Museum, commemorating the 48th anniversary of Bangladesh-India diplomatic relations.
Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Riva Ganguly Das, Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee President Shahriar Kabir, 'Friend of Liberation War' Julian Francis and human rights activist Aroma Dutta addressed the discussion, among others.

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