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National Martyrs’ Memorial

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Status  Complete
Location  Savar, Bangladesh
Roof  150 feet (46 m)
Opened  1982
Architect  Syed Mainul Hossain
Type  Public monument
Completed  1982
Height  46 m
Construction started  1978
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Similar  National Martyr's Monument, Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, Shaheed Minar - Dhaka, Lalbagh Fort, Ahsan Manzil

National Martyrs’ Memorial (Bengali: জাতীয় স্মৃতি সৌধ Jatiya Smriti Saudha) is the national monument of Bangladesh, set up in the memory of the valour and the sacrifice of all those who gave their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, which brought independence and separated Bangladesh from Pakistan. The monument is located in Savar, about 35 km north-west of the capital, Dhaka. It was designed by Syed Mainul Hossain.

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History

National Martyrs’ Memorial Jatiyo Smriti Soudho Historical Facts and Pictures The History Hub

Plans for the monument were initiated in 1976. Following the site selection, road and land development, a nationwide design competition was held in June,1978. Following evaluation of the 57 submissions, Syed Mainul Hossain's design was chosen. The main structure and the artificial lake and other facilities were completed in 1982. It was Inaugurated at 16 December 1982.

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References

National Martyrs’ Memorial Wikipedia


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