Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said Saturday that a vested quarter tried to change the history of country's liberation war after the killing of Bangabandhu.
"They tried to make the freedom fighters questionable making falsehood against them. The quarter is trying to make the country inactive still now," he told a gathering of freedom fighters at Manikganj Shaheed Miraj-Tapon Stadium.
The home minister said, "The quarter attempted 19 times to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, but we are marching forward under the dynamic leadership of Sheikh Hasina facing all the conspiracies." Liberation War Affairs Minister A K M Mozammel Haque said Ziaur Rahman did not want to fight under the Mujib government.
He said the freedom fighters will be given digital identity cards and certificates from 27 March the Independence Day.
With Benjir Ahmed, MP, and convenor of "Dhaka West Area Freedom Fighters gathering preparatory committee" in the chair, it was attended, among others, by Health Minister Zahid Maleque, Jute and Garments Affairs Minister Gazi Golam Dastagir (Beer Protik), State Minister for Relief and Disaster Management Dr. Md. Enamur Rahman, Industries Adviser to the Prime Minister Salman F Rahman,
Former Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan, State Minister for Water Resources Enamul Haque Shamim, former minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, former lawmaker Mafizul Islam Khan Kamal, A M Naimur Rahman Durjoy, MP, Momtaj Begum, MP, former lawmaker M P Sudeb Ali Tipu, freedom fighter Nur Ali, DIG Dhaka Division Md. Habibur Rahman, SP Golam Azad Khan, District Awami League President Advocate Golam Mohiuddin and District Awami League General Secretary Advocate Abus Salam.
About 3,500 freedom fighters of Sector no. 2 of Dhaka City, Dhaka District, Munshiganj and Manikganj districts and their family members were present at the gathering.