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Independence Award BNP founder Gen Zia retired National Museum


The “Swadhinata Padak ‘or price of independence Commander of the Liberation War Sector and BNP founder Gen Ziaur Rahman was removed from the National Museum.

The decision was taken by the Committee on domestic prices Cabinet Price pulled posthumously him.

In 2003, when the BNP-Jamaat coalition was in power, the price was posthumously awarded the first military ruler Zia country and the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The opposition leader then, and the daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Hasina, now the prime minister, protested against the measure.

Ziaur Rahman

President Khondakar Mushtaq Ahmad was killed by Bangabandhu August 15 filed in 1975 with most members of his family.

He remained president unconstitutionally August 15 to November 6 this year.

Khaled Mosharraf and Major General, who had said the head of the army in a military uprising died, Mushtaq Major General Ziaur Rahman took charge of the army.

After a military coup on November 7, President Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem and Chief Justice of the state of siege (FCTC) was taken.

He handed over power to Gen Zia LABC November 29, 1976 and resigned from the presidency on health grounds May 21, 1977

Zia succeeded him as president and later a government formed by a sham election. He has held the chair until he was assassinated in a military coup on 30 May. 1981

The Swadhinata Padak, the highest civilian award of Bangladesh, was introduced during the reign of Zia 1977th

In 2010 the Supreme Court overturned the Seventh Amendment of the Constitution and Mushtaq, Sayem, Zia and Ershad HM said illegal usurpers.
Cultural Affairs Secretary Aktari Mamtaz said the medal and certificate from the museum Shahbagh were removed in Dhaka.

“The Cabinet Committee had written us off and museum collections of us,” he said bdnews24.com.

Museum authorities gave an official of the Government of the division Wednesday Aktari said.

A deputy director of the museum told bdnews24.com that the medal and certificate at the official classification which was presented at 12:30.

He said the medal and certificate in 2003 were presented taken outside the exhibition gallery in 2007 during the transitional arrangements was supported by the army.

The BNP led by Khaleda Zia now wife reacted strongly deprived its founder of the prize, say, show it “suicide” of the Hasina government.