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Bangla war memorial park being set up in Tripura

 AGARTALA, Nov 7 (PTI) - A verdant 20-hectare land dotted by seven hillocks and a serpentine lake will house a memorial and museum to commemorate Indian soldiers and Bangladeshi civilians who laid down their lives for liberation of Bangladesh in 1971.

The park being built by Tripura government at Chottakhola, a village in South Tripura district, about 130 km from Agartala, will have a statue of the architect of Bangladesh's independence Sheikh Mujibar Rehman.

A museum is also being constructed where arms and ammunitions used in the liberation war, many old photographs, literature and newspapers of those days would be preserved.

"The department of Forest is building the park in memory of those sacrificed their lives to liberate Bangladesh.

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