Council shells out for celebration of Bangladeshi independence

PUBLISHED: 19:23 14 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:23 14 January 2013

A celebration of Bangladeshi independence from Pakistan held at Tower Hamlets Town Hall cost the council almost £400 to host.

Around 100 people attended the celebration, on December 17, to mark the fight for Bangladeshi autonomy in 1971.

The cost of the event was revealed to be £373 after a freedom of information request was submitted to the council.

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