Vol. 5 Num 400 Wed. July 13, 2005  

Road named after CR Dutta

The road stretching from Sonargaon Hotel intersection to Katabon intersection in the city has been named after sector commander CR Dutta Bir Uttam as a recognition of his great contribution to the liberation war.

CR Dutta himself unveiled the name plaque of the road yesterday in presence of Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) Mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka and State Minister for Liberation War Affairs Prof Rezaul Karim.

"I feel really proud and thank the government for paying honour to the freedom fighters by naming different city roads after their names," said CR Dutta after unveiling the plaque at Sonargaon Hotel intersection.

"To keep the memories of the freedom fighters alive to the next generation, the government has taken the initiative," said Mayor Sadeque Hossain.

Mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka offers munajat after CR Dutta Bir Uttam, a sector commander during the war of Liberation, unveiled the name plaque of a road named after him by the Dhaka City Corporation yesterday. PHOTO: STAR