Govt to make list of Rajakars
Published : Monday, 27 May, 2019 at 12:00 AM Count : 138
The Liberation War Affairs Ministry will make the list. It will soon send letters to the Home Ministry to this end.
The deputy commissioners of the districts will be asked to preserve the list of Rajakars, Al-badr and Al-shams members.
The ministry on Sunday informed the Parliamentary Standing Committee about the measures in line with the previous proposals of the committee at a meeting of the committee at Jatiya Sangsad building in the capital.
According to the meeting documents, the ministry informed the committee that secret messages will be sent to the deputy commissioners to preserve the list of Rajakars, Al-badr and Al-shams members who received government allowances during the Liberation War.
Besides, another letter will be sent to the Home Ministry to preserve the list of Rajakar, Al-Badr and Al-shams and other opponents of independence with supreme importance preserved at the political cell of the Home Ministry.
The Awami League lawmakers elected in the 1970 elections were termed traitors and their seats were declared vacated.
In their seats, the persons who were incorporated as lawmakers were suggested by the Liberation War Affairs Ministry Standing Committee to be listed as opponents of Liberation War.
The Liberation War Ministry informed the standing committee that the ministry has already formed a five-member committee to take appropriate measures including amending the law to preserve the list of war criminals.
The meeting was chaired by the committee President Shajahan Kahn. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, committee members Rafiqul Islam MP and Kazi Firoze Rashid MP were also present at the meeting.