‘Bangladesh land of communal harmony’

NETRAKONA, State Minister for fisheries and livestock

Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru today said Bangladesh is a land of communal harmony as the people of all faiths are living in the country peacefully for a long


Bangladesh has a 'glaring example' of communal harmony in the world as

people of all faiths and religions have been living together here peacefully

and celebrating their respective religious festivals independently amidst

harmony he said here.

The state minister made the observation at a discussion meeting on

'Janmastami' held at Norosingho Zior temple at Borabazer here.

Janmastami Celebration Committee (JCC), Netrakona organised the meeting to

celebrate the festival marking the birth day of Lord Sree Krisna.

Chaired by President of JCC, Netrakona and freedom fighter Subrota Ghosh,

the meeting was addressed, among others, by Habiba Rahman Khan Shefali, MP,

Deputy Commissioner Netrakona Main-UL-Islam, Chairman of Netrakona Zila

Parishad Prasanta Kumar Ray, Mayor of Netrakona Pourasabha Nazrul Islam Khan,

Chairman of Netrakona sader upazila Tafsiruddin Khan and President of

Bangladesh Hindu Bouddha Kristian OikKho parishad, Netrakona district unit

Sitangsu Bikash Acharjyo.

Later, a Janmastami rally was brought out from the temple which was

paraded main roads of the town. Mayor of Netrakona pourasabha Nazrul Islam

Khan led the rally.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)