The Rajshahi City Corporation on Saturday accorded reception to more than 650 freedom fighters and their families in the metropolitan city.
Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton accorded reception to the Liberation War heroes, many of whom were wounded freedom fighters, and families of martyrs at a programme on the city corporation premises.
At the programme, freedom fighters Noor Hamim Rizvi (Bir Protik) and Abdul Malek (Bir Protik) were honoured posthumously.
Besides, freedom fighters Badiuzzaman Tunu (Bir Protik), Abdul Khaleque (Bir Bikrom), wartime commander Sofiqur Rahman Raza, wartime organiser and former mayor advocate Abdul Hadi, Abdul Mannan, wartime chief medical officer in sector 7 and sub-sector 4 Muhammad Imdadul were honoured. They received crest and honorarium at the event.