A nationwide initiative to create a digital video repository “Ekattorer Birotter Kotha” (stories of heroism in the Liberation War) narrated by the freedom fighters will start from December 10.
Grameenphone with assistance of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs announced the initiative yesterday at a press conference in the capital, said a press release. The video repository with thousands of interviews will be handed over to the ministry on March 26 (Independence Day). The repository will be available online and accessible to all.
AKM Mozammel Huq, minister for Liberation War Affairs, MA Hannan, secretary of the ministry, Petter B Furburg, CEO of Grameenphone, and Yasir Azman, its CMO, also spoke. Lt Col (retd) Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir Bir Protik, also a recipient of Swadhinata Padak, at the programme shared his experiences of the war.