Literacy

Rangpur Metropolitan Police begins journey

RANGPUR, The newly constituted Rangpur Metropolitan

Police (RpMP) began its journey today after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

announced its formal inauguration through a videoconference from the

Gonobhaban.

With inauguration of the RpMP which includes six Thanas, another aspiration

of the Rangpur city people was fulfilled.

On the occasion, the whole city wore a festive look with banners, festoons

and billboards and all six Thana buildings were colourfully illuminated

creating huge enthusiasm among the city dwellers.

RpMP organised a colourful function on Rangpur Metropolitan Police Lines

ground marking the day. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina through

videoconferencing addressed and announced the inauguration at around 11 am.

Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Public

Administration HN Ashiqur Rahman, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing

Committee on Ministry of Home Affairs Tipu Munshi, Vice-chancellor of Begum

Rokeya University Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, Rangpur Area

Commander and General Officer Commanding of 66 Infantry Division Major

General Md Masud Razzaque attended the function.

Divisional Commissioner Mohammad Joynul Bari, Deputy Inspector General of

Police for Rangpur Range Devdas Bhattacharya, Commanding Officer of Rapid

Action Battalion (RAB-13) Mozammel Haque and Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar

Rahman Mostafa were present.

General Secretary of district Awami League (AL) Advocate Rezaul Karim

Raju, President of city AL Shafiur Rahman Shafi, its General Secretary Tushar

Kanti Mandal, President of district Chhatra League Mehedee Hasan Rony,

leaders and workers of AL and its associate bodies attended the occasion.

Newly appointed RpMP Commissioner Md Abdul Alim Mahmud delivered the

welcome speech on the occasion, which was attended by officials, public

representatives, civil society members, politicians, professionals and local

elite. After inauguration of RpMP by the Prime Minister, a huge 'Ananda

Shobhayatra' was brought out from Rangpur Police Lines ground at noon.

Thousands of common people, officials and employees, police members,

political leaders and activists, students, teachers, socio-cultural and

professionals, civil society members and local elite participated in the

'Ananda Shobhayatra.'

A number of traditional horse-driven carts carrying people also

participated in the 'Ananda Shobhayatra' that paraded the main city streets.

Music was played by the police band to celebrate the occasion.

Later, a colourful cultural function was arranged on Rangpur Police Lines

ground in the afternoon followed by fireworks.

Talking to BSS, RpMP Commissioner Alim said the government published a

gazette notification on December 10, 2017 for formation of RpMP as per

commitment of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

On April 12 this year, the Jatiya Sangsad passed the Rangpur Metropolitan

Police Bill, 2018 and a gazette notification was published on April 19 in

this connection, Alim said.

He said RpMP is constituted with 239.72 square kilometres land area with

six Thanas of Kotwali, Porshuram, Hajirhat, Haragachh, Tazhat and Mahiganj

and several police camps.

Currently, 470 police personnel, including one Police Commissioner, two

Additional Police Commissioners, two Deputy Police Commissioners, one

Additional Deputy Police Commissioner have joined RpMP and 295 others are to

join their respective posts.

The metropolitan police force will take all necessary steps for making

required facilities available to the people so that they could lead a hassle-

free life, he said.

In addition to providing uninterrupted legal services to the citizens and

ensuring modern traffic management, the metropolitan police would take all

necessary steps for building a beautiful city.

Alim firmly hoped that the metropolitan police would be able to earn

confidence of the citizens in upholding its professional repute in the days

to come.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)

Literacy

Rangpur Metropolitan Police begins journey

RANGPUR, The newly constituted Rangpur Metropolitan

Police (RpMP) began its journey today after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

announced its formal inauguration through a videoconference from the

Gonobhaban.

With inauguration of the RpMP which includes six Thanas, another aspiration

of the Rangpur city people was fulfilled.

On the occasion, the whole city wore a festive look with banners, festoons

and billboards and all six Thana buildings were colourfully illuminated

creating huge enthusiasm among the city dwellers.

RpMP organised a colourful function on Rangpur Metropolitan Police Lines

ground marking the day. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina through

videoconferencing addressed and announced the inauguration at around 11 am.

Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Public

Administration HN Ashiqur Rahman, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing

Committee on Ministry of Home Affairs Tipu Munshi, Vice-chancellor of Begum

Rokeya University Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, Rangpur Area

Commander and General Officer Commanding of 66 Infantry Division Major

General Md Masud Razzaque attended the function.

Divisional Commissioner Mohammad Joynul Bari, Deputy Inspector General of

Police for Rangpur Range Devdas Bhattacharya, Commanding Officer of Rapid

Action Battalion (RAB-13) Mozammel Haque and Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar

Rahman Mostafa were present.

General Secretary of district Awami League (AL) Advocate Rezaul Karim

Raju, President of city AL Shafiur Rahman Shafi, its General Secretary Tushar

Kanti Mandal, President of district Chhatra League Mehedee Hasan Rony,

leaders and workers of AL and its associate bodies attended the occasion.

Newly appointed RpMP Commissioner Md Abdul Alim Mahmud delivered the

welcome speech on the occasion, which was attended by officials, public

representatives, civil society members, politicians, professionals and local

elite. After inauguration of RpMP by the Prime Minister, a huge 'Ananda

Shobhayatra' was brought out from Rangpur Police Lines ground at noon.

Thousands of common people, officials and employees, police members,

political leaders and activists, students, teachers, socio-cultural and

professionals, civil society members and local elite participated in the

'Ananda Shobhayatra.'

A number of traditional horse-driven carts carrying people also

participated in the 'Ananda Shobhayatra' that paraded the main city streets.

Music was played by the police band to celebrate the occasion.

Later, a colourful cultural function was arranged on Rangpur Police Lines

ground in the afternoon followed by fireworks.

Talking to BSS, RpMP Commissioner Alim said the government published a

gazette notification on December 10, 2017 for formation of RpMP as per

commitment of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

On April 12 this year, the Jatiya Sangsad passed the Rangpur Metropolitan

Police Bill, 2018 and a gazette notification was published on April 19 in

this connection, Alim said.

He said RpMP is constituted with 239.72 square kilometres land area with

six Thanas of Kotwali, Porshuram, Hajirhat, Haragachh, Tazhat and Mahiganj

and several police camps.

Currently, 470 police personnel, including one Police Commissioner, two

Additional Police Commissioners, two Deputy Police Commissioners, one

Additional Deputy Police Commissioner have joined RpMP and 295 others are to

join their respective posts.

The metropolitan police force will take all necessary steps for making

required facilities available to the people so that they could lead a hassle-

free life, he said.

In addition to providing uninterrupted legal services to the citizens and

ensuring modern traffic management, the metropolitan police would take all

necessary steps for building a beautiful city.

Alim firmly hoped that the metropolitan police would be able to earn

confidence of the citizens in upholding its professional repute in the days

to come.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)