Naogaon UP chairman suspended for irregularities
A Union Parishad (UP) chairman has been suspended at Manda upazila in Naogaon district for irregularities and corruption.
The Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Ministry suspended Tetulia UP chairman Brajendranath Saha for corruption and irregularities in distribution of subsidised rice at Tk 10 per kg.
During initial investigation the allegations against him was proved.
In a letter, signed by Mohammad Iftekhar Ahmed, deputy secretary of the Local Government Division under the Ministry of Local Government, on November 19, the UP chairman was suspended under section 34 (1) of the Local Government (Union Parishad) Act 2009.
Copies of the letter have been sent to various departments of the concerned ministry, including Naogaon Deputy Commissioner and Manda Upazila Nirbahi Officer.
Manda UNO Abdul Halim said he heard the matter, but did not receive any letter in this regard.