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Govt sends 18 lac blankets at grassroots level: Maya

CHANDPUR, Dec 24, 2016 (BSS) - Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, today said the government has sent around 18 lac blankets at grassroots for distributing among the cold-hit people across the country.

"Prime Minister Office has sent 10 lac blankets while the Disaster

Management and Relief Ministry sent another 8 lac to grassroots. Blankets have already been distributed in many districts and distribution is underway," he told a blanket distribution ceremony at Matlab upazila in the district.

The minister asked the concerned officials at grassroots to distribute rest of the allocated blankets among the destitute people.

Maya said more blankets will be sent as poor people will not have to suffer in cold.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)