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Bangladesh land of communal harmony: Ranga

RANGPUR- State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Mashiur Rahman Ranga, MP, has said Bangladesh is globally well-known as a land of communal harmony for time immemorial.

"The present government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly to ensure welfare of the people irrespective of caste, creed and religion in building a prosperous nation through combined efforts of all citizens," he said.

The State Minister said while inaugurating construction works of the walls of 'Gangachara Central Crematory' by laying its foundation stone at a ceremony in Gangachara upazila town in the district on Friday afternoon as the chief guest.

With President of 'Gangachara Central Crematory' Dhoneswar Roy in the chair, it's General Secretary Promod Kumar Roy and Trustee of the Hindu Kallyan Trust Advocate Rothish Chandra Bhowmick addressed the occasion as special guests.

Gangachara Upazila Nirbahi Officer Aminul Islam, President of Gangachara upazila Jatiya Party Shamsul Alam, its General Secretary Abul Kalam Azad, Officer-in-Charge of Gangachara Thana Zinnat Ali, attended the ceremony, among others.

While addressing the ceremony, Ranga said the present government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina firmly believes in communal harmony and people of all faiths in the country have been enjoying equal rights in nurturing their own religious rituals.

He called upon the religious leaders of all faiths to assist the present government and work unitedly imbued with the spirit of the War of Liberation to establish sustainable peace, equality and brotherhood in the society for speeding up national progress.

He also asked the common people to further strengthen the hands of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in accelerating development work to build a middle income Bangladesh by 2021 and devolved country by 2041 to make independence meaningful for every citizen.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)