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RMP provides Eid dress to 100 distressed families

RAJSHAHI, Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) authority

has provided Eid dress to more than 100 poor and distressed families and

orphans aims at bringing smile among them during the Eid festival.

RMP Commissioner Humayun Kabir distributed the goods at Police Lines and

Kasiadanga area yesterday afternoon. RMP Deputy Commissioners Tanveer Haider

Chowdhury, Amir Jafar, Sazid Hossain, Hemayet Hossain, Joynal Abedeen and Abu

Ahmed Al Mamun were present on the occasions.

Speaking on the occasion, RMP Commissioner Humayun Kabir urged the rich

people of the society to stand beside the underprivileged families with

financial help to celebrate their Eid festival.

He mentioned if the solvent people extend support to improve the living

and livelihood condition of poor and merginalised community in the society

can be freed from beggar.

In this regard, he said the present government has taken decision of

freeing the society from beggar on priority basis.

According to the Prime Minister's instruction, the country will be freed

from beggar within near future, he told the people gathering. To this end,

needbased programmes and strategies were undertaken.

Humayun Kabir said the country could be beggar free with concerted and

sincere efforts of all quarters from their social responsibilities.

He also said the government had a rehabilitation project for the beggars,

under the project each beggar would be given Tk. 20,000 and other necessary

paraphernalia for rehabilitation.

Kabir said the government has many other programmes to ensure food

security for the poor people. We believe that we will be successful in

implementing the decision to make our country beggarfree.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)