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HC declares circular of FFs age illegal

Nasim : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-05-19 3:00:25 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-05-20 12:32:04 PM

Staff Correspondent: The high court on Sunday declared a circular illegal that fixed minimum age of freedom fighters at 12-and-a-half years.

A bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil passed the order.

Barrister Omar moved for the writ petitioner while Deputy Attorney General Mokhlesur Rahman stood for the state.

Earlier, the liberation war affairs ministry issued a gazette notification fixing the minimum age at 12-and-a-half years.

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