126 villagers in Netrakona get power connection instantly
NETRAKONA, Sept 16: Getting electricity connection became easier in Jugirguha Village under Bairati Union of Purbadhala Upazila of the district at present time.
Depositing only Tk. 450, 126 residents of the village got electricity connection instantly on Saturday. Upazila Awami League President and Freedom Fighter Waresat Hussain Belal, MP, inaugurated the electricity connection programme as chief guest.
On this occasion, a pre-power connection discussion meeting was also held at the Jugirguha Primary School ground. The function was chaired by General Manager of the District Palli Bidyut Association Mujibur Rahman.
Among others, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Umme Kulsum, Bairati Union Parishad Chairman Rezaul Islam Dipu, District Press Club Secretary Shymalendu Pal, Upazila Awami League Joint Secretary Motahar Hossain Bokul, National Party Secretary Wahidujjaman, and Chan Mia and Abdur Rashid on behalf of the villagers were present at the programme.
A local resident, Khairul Haque, said, "We have got electricity connection in this village without any inconvenience or extra money."
However, the villagers had to wait about five years for this power line, he added.