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Bangladesh minister remembers Tripura’s role in 1971 war

Bangladesh minister remembers Tripura’s role in 1971 war

Agartala, Sep 16 (UNI) Inaugurating three days long first Bangladesh film festival here last evening Information Minister of that country Dr Hasan Mahmud remembered India’s contribution in their liberation war and achieving independence in 1971.
He said three days film festival will screen as many as 20 best films produced on Bangladesh liberation war just to commemorate the glorious history and to remember the role of Indian government and especially the people of Tripura. The film festival organized by Information Ministry of Bangladesh would pave the way for further improvement of bi-lateral relation, he mentioned.
“Tripura’s population was around 15 lakh during Bangladesh liberation war but it sheltered 16 lakh Bangladeshi citizens in its soil. Not only Indian army, doctors, professionals and media, every family of Tripura this way or other contributed to the struggle, had launched by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahaman to liberate the eastern part from the clutch of Pakistan,” Mahmud said.

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