Indian government has invited 30 valiant freedom fighters and six serving armed forces officers of Bangladesh with the spouses to join annual six-day Vijoy Dibos celebration.
On behalf of the Indian government, Indian Army has invited them to this annual programme scheduled for December 14-19, 2023 at Fort Willium, Kolkata, sources of Indian High Commission in Dhaka said.
The invitees include retired Secretary Momin Ullah Patwary, Major General BU Harun Ahmed Chowdhury (retd), Bhola Zila Parishad chairman Abdul Momin Tulu, Brig. General BB Gyasuddin A Chowdhury (retd), DIG of Police (retd) Kazi Zainul Abedin, Group Captain of Bangladesh Air Force M Khalilur Rahman (retd) and Creative Publisher Milan Kanti Nath.
Indian High Commission in Dhaka will make arrangements for their travel from Dhaka to Kolkata and back as well as provide all local hospitality during their stay in Kolkata, the sources said.