Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque warned that all intrigues of the anti-liberation forces must be thwarted at any cost.
“If Bangabandhu, Bangladesh and the spirit of independence are hurt, the heroic freedom fighters will not sit idle —all conspiracies of the defeated forces will be thwarted with combined efforts ,” Mozammel said this while speaking as the chief guest at the reception, accorded to the heroic Freedom Fighters.
Organized by Dhaka district administration, the function was organized to mark the golden jubilee of independence at Shilpakala Academy in the capital.
The minister also said that, “The beneficiaries of those who stood against and opposed the language movement of ’52, the elections of ’54,’70, and the great Liberation War of 1971, are out to create chaotic situation in the country even on the occasion of the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence.”
Terming the heroic freedom fighters as the best sons of the nation, he said, “We have to ensure their proper respect and dignity. Keeping this in view present government has been striving hard to honour the freedom fighters.
Paying rich tributes to the Father of the Nation, the Minister said, “Bangabandhu has not only made the country independent, but also gave a sense of direction and guidance how the country could be established as a developed and dignified nation.”
The Minister also highlighted the various initiatives of the government to spread the spirit of the Liberation War among the new generation and for the welfare of the heroic freedom fighters.
Secretary of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs Tapan Kanti Ghosh, Superintendent of Police, Dhaka Mohammad Maruf Hossain Sardar, other officials and freedom fighters were present at the reception, presided over by Dhaka Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Shahidul Islam.
Notoriety of an anti-government individual
Meanwhile, according to Bangladesh Police sources, a controversial woman in under investigation for posting anti-government video content on Facebook.
According to Blitz report, when the government, law enforcement and intelligence agencies of the country are tirelessly working in combating all sorts of anarchism centering recent visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited Bangladesh to attend the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence and Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a number of anti-state individuals are spreading anti-state propaganda through various social media and video sharing network, with open call for waging jihad against the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Investigative reporters of Blitz has identified a Facebook post of an individual named Shahana Rashid, where she has posted a video statement of a controversial Islamist named Moulana Azhari, which contains extremely offensive remarks against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bangladesh visit, while hundreds of people have left comments in the same post, where some of them have called for waging jihad [against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government]. Such notoriety is taking place when the government has warned of dire actions for inciting violence.
Following publication of the report, members of law enforcement agencies have initiated investigations into the matter.
Shahana Rashid posted the anti-government post on her Facebook ID on March 29. She had removed the post sometime during early hours of March 31, although by then, the matter has already been noticed by the members of law enforcement agencies, including the Cyber Crime Unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).
A source inside DMP told this correspondent, even if anyone deletes anti-government Facebook contents after several hours, the matter can be easily retrieved through forensic of the accused person’s mobile phone and computer. No one can escape legal consequences even if they delete such posts.