150 students get scholarship in Rangpur

RANGPUR, A total of 150 brilliant students of the

district studying at different public universities were given scholarship

here yesterday.

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

Rahman.

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

universities.

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

patriotism.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)