December 2, 2021, 9:32 am
Munayem Khan, Netrokona :
The historic Nazirpur War Day has been celebrated in Kalmakanda of Netrokona with limited ceremonies even during the Corona period. On Monday (July 26) at 11:30 am, people from all walks of life in the district paid their respects with flowers at the tombs of seven martyrs.
On this day, seven heroic freedom fighters were martyred at the Kalmakanda Lengura border of the district in a frontal battle with the Pak aggressors. Since then, the day of war has been observed by preserving the graves of the martyrs near Pillar No. 1172 on the Bangladesh-India border.
Following this, Netrokona-1 MP Manu Majumder, Deputy Commissioner Kazi Md. Abdur Rahman, Superintendent of Police Akbar Ali Munshi, former District Freedom Fighter Unit Command Md. Does. In honor of the martyred freedom fighters, the police team provided guard of honor and prayers were offered for the souls of the martyrs.
It may be mentioned that on the morning of July 26, 1971, 40 freedom fighters led by Netrokona Company Commander Nazmul Haque Tara took up position in three divisions at Nazirpur after receiving information that supplies were going from Birishiri in Durgapur to Pakhanadar camp in Kalmakanda. Which was known as the Tiger team.
Meanwhile, the confrontation started as soon as the Pak army came on the river. The heroic freedom fighters Abdul Aziz and Md. Netrokona were martyred on the spot. Fazlul Haque, Md. Mymensingh Muktagachhar. Year Mamud, Bhabatosh Chandra Das, Md. Nuruzzaman, Dwijendra Chandra Biswas and Jamalpur. Jamal Uddin.
To commemorate the history of the war to the new generation, a memorial plaque was erected in memory of the seven martyrs on the Indian border at Phulbari on the banks of the hill river Ganeshwari in Langungura.