World White Cane Safety Day observed in Rangpur
RANGPUR, Oct 15: The World White Cane Safety Day -2021 was observed here on Friday aiming to recognise active participation of the visually impaired people in all social works and celebrate their achievements.
Rangdhanu District Protibondhi Adhikar Sangstha (RDPAS), Rangpur organised a rally followed by a discussion at Town Social Services Office in observance of the day with the theme of 'Digital Sadachari, Nirapodey Poth Choli' in the city.
The Access Bangladesh Foundation and Commonwealth Foundation extended assistance to RDPAS in arranging the programmes marking the day.
Assistant Director of the District Department of Social Services (DSS) Mst Sanjida Begum attended the discussion as the chief guest with its Town Social Service Officer Shafikul Islam Paikar in the chair.
The Upazila Social Service Officers, visually impaired people, leaders of different organisations working for welfare of the physically challenged people participated in the programmes.
Probation Officer at the District DSS Office Md Nazrul Islam, Badarganj Upazila Social Service Officer Md Golam Faruk, General Secretary of RDPAS Md Hasanur Rahman (Helal) and its Community Mobiliser Md Atiar Rahman also spoke.