RANGPUR, A total of 150 brilliant students of the
district studying at different public universities were given scholarship
Rangpur Foundation organised the distribution function and according
reception to five successful citizens at Town Hall here on Tuesday afternoon.
Divisional Commissioner KM Tariqul Islam attended the function as the
chief guest with President of Rangpur Foundation and Deputy Commissioner
Enamul Habib in the chair.
Additional District Magistrate Shukria Pervin delivered welcome speech
narrating social welfare oriented activities of Rangpur Foundation.
Educationist Professor Mohammad Shah Alam, Acting President of district
unit of Awami League (AL) Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed, its General Secretary Advocate
Rezaul Karim Raju, President of city AL Shafiur Rahman Shafi and its General
Secretary Tushar Kanti Mandal addressed as special guests.
The speakers said meritorious students are backbone of the nation and
they would lead the country to realise the dream of building a prosperous
'Sonar Bangla' as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur
The chief guest distributed Taka 3,000 among each of the 150 scholarship
recipient brilliant students of Begum Rokeya University and Taka 5,000 among
each of the other 50 meritorious students studying at different public
He distributed crests among five successful citizens of Rangpur,
including Khademul Islam Basunia (posthumously), Sonia Sobhan, Razeka Khatun,
MA Maruf Kain and Iqbal Hossain (posthumously) for their notable
contributions to different fields of the society.
He also handed over Taka 10,000 to family members of critically ill
freedom fighter Nurul Alam Khokan for his treatment.
Terming meritorious students as the backbone and asset of the nation,
the speakers called upon them to devote them to studies for flourishing their
talents through acquiring proper knowledge to lead the nation in future.
The chief guest congratulated scholarship recipient students and asked
them to know real history of the nation, their heroic forefathers and the
Great War of Liberation to become knowledgeable citizens with true
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)