The list of martyred intellectuals will be finalized by March 26, Minister of Liberation War Affairs AKM Mozammel Haque said. He said this in response to questions from reporters after paying respects at Ray’s Bazar intellectual memorial in the capital on Thursday.
The minister said that a list of martyred intellectuals has been published. There are 1,222 names. Further verification is underway. The final list will be released before Independence Day.
A. A. M. Mozammel Haque said, ‘Who played what role in the liberation war, there are 3.3 million martyrs. So their role is now under investigation to be recognized as martyred intellectuals. But those who were initially revealed. The applications have been selected.
He also said that the process of registering the intellectual day as a national day is going on.
Meanwhile, the intellectuals gave the impetus to the independence movement to build a democratic state free from the exploitation of Pakistan. On the day of their remembrance, the family members of the martyred intellectuals appeared at the slaughterhouse. They urged everyone to be vigilant so that those related to war crimes and Jamaat cannot participate in the elections.
They paid their respects at the altar wearing the colors of mourning and holding flowers. Later told the media, intellectuals should be remembered not only one day but every day. At the same time, the family members of the martyrs requested to boycott the war criminals in the elections.
As the day progressed, the number of common people increased in Mirpur and Rayerbazar slaughterhouses. They said that generations after generations will remember the sacrifice and spirit of intellectuals with respect.