None allowed to use religion as political tool: Khalid

BIRAL, DINAJPUR State Minister for Shipping Khalid

Mahmud Chowdhury today said nobody will be allowed to do politics using

religion as a tool as the country is being run upholding spirit of War of

Liberation and secularism.

The country is being run inspired by the spirit of Liberation War and

non-communalism. No communal force can destroy it. Moreover, Prime Minister

Sheikh Hasina has started anti-graft drive to get rid of corruption, drug and

terrorism from the country, he said.

The state minister stated this while addressing a function to distribute

government grants among authorities of different puja mandaps in Biral

upazilla, in the district.

A total Taka 8.46 was distributed among authorities of 94 Puja-mandaps.

With Upazila Nirbahi Officer ABAM Rowshan Kabir in the chair, the

programme was addressed, among others, by local Puja Udzapan Parishad

convenor Ramakanto Ray, its member secretary and Biral Central Durga Temple

president journalist Subal Chandra Roy, Kaliaganj Puja Committee general

secretary Prof Bibhuti Bhushan Sarkar and Upazila Awami League president

(acting) Alhaj M Abdul Latif.

Following the ceremony, the minister also visited Biral Central Durga

Temple and several puja mandaps in Bochaganj upazila of the district.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)