Mothers’ rally in Mymensingh against child lifting rumour

MYMENSINGH, Mothers' rally was held in more than two thousand primary schools here today to make people aware against the rumour of child lifting.

Deputy Commissioner Mizanur Rahman formally inaugurated the rally at Akua Government Primary School ground. District Education Officer Mofazzal Hossain presided over the function which was addressed among others by district assistant education officer Harun ar Rashid, Upazila primary education officer Abdullah Al Baki, councilor of city corporation Kaoser Jannat and president of the school managing committee Yasdani Koraishi.

The deputy commissioner said parents should be more aware against the rumour and panic created by a vested section about the remours of child lifting.

He urged the mothers not to heed the rumour and send their children to schools regularly. Any suspicious person should be handed over to law enforcing agencies, he said.

The deputy commissioner also laid importance on creating awareness about dengue saying any person with dengue symptom should take admission to hospital.

Speakers said there is no need for sacrificing any human skull for construction of a bridge. It's nothing except a mere propaganda, they said adding that a vested quarter is trying to creating instability in the society through spreading such rumour.

Government officials, guardians, political leaders, freedom fighters, journalists, civil society members, teachers and students joined the rallies.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)