Int’l Human Rights Day observed
The International Human Rights Day was observed in the country as elsewhere in the globe on Tuesday with the theme 'Youth Standing Up for Human Rights'.
BOGURA: To mark the day, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), district unit, brought out a rally in the town in the morning, and it paraded main roads of the town.
Later, a discussion meeting was held in Satmatha area of the town with President of District NHRC Alhaz Md Nurunnabi in the chair.
Among others, NHRC Regional Coordinator Md Rafiqul Islam, General Secretary Sohel Mahmud, Joint Secretaries Abu Taher Sanj and Ataul Osman Goni, and Executive President Md Aminul Haque also spoke in the meeting.
DUMURIA, KHULNA: To mark the day, a discussion meeting was held with Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Shahnaz Begum in the chair.
Among others, Upazila Agriculture Officer Md Mosaddek Hossen, Senior Fisheries Officer Md Abu Bakkar Siddik, Woman Affairs Officer Rina Majumder, Palli Daridro Bimochon Foundation Officer Protap Chandra Das, and Youth Development Officer SM Kamruzzaman also spoke in the meeting.
KISHOREGANJ: To mark the day, an NGO People's Oriented Programme Implementation (POPI) arranged different programmes.
A discussion meeting was held at Kishoreganj Sadar Upazila Parishad conference room with POPI Kishoreganj Co-ordinator Md Faridul Alam in the chair.
It was addressed, among others, by Upazila Vice-Chairman Md Abdus Sattar, Upazila Vice-Chairman (Female) Masuma Akhter, Advocate Gazi Mahmud, Advocate Mozammel Haque, and human rights activists- Anwara Begum, Habibur Rahman Chand Mia and Subarna.
KAMALNAGAR, LAXMIPUR: To mark the day, a rally was brought out in the morning, and it paraded main roads of the town.
Later, a discussion meeting was held at Upazila Parishad Auditorium with UNO Imtiaz Hossen in the chair while Upazila Chairman Mejbah Uddin Ahmed Bappi was chief guest.
Assistant Upazila Secondary Education Officer Touhidul Islam moderated the programme.
Among others, Upazila Vice Chairman Omar Faruk Sagar, Upazila Secondary Education Officer FM Abdul Wazed Talukder, and journalist Mizanur Rahman Manik also spoke in the meeting.
GAFARGAON, MYMENSINGH: To mark the day, a rally was brought out from upazila parishad premises, and it paraded main roads of the upazila town.
Later, a discussion meeting was held at upazila parishad hall room with Upazila NHRC President Anwar Hossain Feroz in the chair, where Upazila Chairman Ashraf Uddin Badal was chief guest.
Among others, Vice Chairman Professor Ataur Rahman, Woman Vice Chairman Reshma Akhter, Upazila Corruption Prevention Committee Chairman Dr KM Ehsan, and UP Chairman Nazmul Haq Dhali also addressed the meeting.
PORSHA, NAOGAON: To mark the day, Porsha Upazila Administration brought out a rally in the morning led by UNO Nazmul Hamid Reza, and it paraded main roads of the town.
Later, a discussion meeting was held at Upazila Parishad Auditorium.
Among others, Upazila Vice Chairman Kazibul Islam, Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr Ibne Imam, Woman Affairs Officer Shahina Akhter, Public Health Officer Milon Kumar, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Porsha Police Station (PS) Shahinur Rahman, and Upazila Election Officer Tozammel Haque were also spoke in the meeting.
BARAIGRAM, NATORE: To mark the day, a rally was brought out in Baraigram Upazila Town, and it paraded main roads of Bonpara Municipality.
Later, a discussion meeting was held at Upazila Parishad Auditorium with UNO Anwar Parvez in the chair.
Among others, Secondary Education Officer Abdur Rouf, Upazila Agriculture Officer Iqbal Ahmed, and Upazila Education Officer Rabindra Nath Saha also spoke in the meeting.
PIROJPUR: To marks the day, district administration organised different programmes.
A rally was brought out from circuit house premises, and after parading main roads of the town, it ended on DC office premises.
Later, a discussion meeting was held at DC office conference room, where DC Abu Ali Md Shazzad Hossain was chief guest and Acting Police Super Mollah Azad Hossain was special guest.
Additional DC (General) Nahid Farjana Siddique chaired the meeting.
Among others, Deputy Director of Department of Agricultural Extension Abu Hena Md Jafor, District Fishery Officer Md Mosharraf Hossain, freedom fighter and journalist Goutam Chowdhury, journalist Mahmud Hossain, and Pirojpur Municipality Panel Mayor Shadullah Liton also spoke in the meeting.
Speakers said, violation of human rights is a punishable offence, and Bangladesh is working to establish human rights of all.
In Bhandaria Upazila, a rally was brought out from Upazila Parishad premises.
UNO Md Nazmul Alam was chief guest at the rally while Upazila NHRC President Md Sagir Hossen chaired it.
Among others, Upazila Vice Chairman Md Moshiur Rahman Mridha, Bhandaria PS OC SM Maksudur Rahman, Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer HM Jahirul Islam, former Sadar Union Parishad (UP) Chairman Md Golam Sarwar Jamadder, Dhawa UP Chairman Md Siddikur Rahman Tulu, Pirojpur Zila Parishad Member Rokeya Begum, President of Bhandaria Municipality Awami League Shahidul Alam Swapan Sikder, freedom fighter Abdur Rashid Mridha, Pirojpur Correspondent of ATN Bangla Md Shafiqul Islam Milon, and Executive President of NHRC, upazila unit, Md Riaz Mahmud Mithu were also present in the programme.