Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Saturday said that Faridpur will be made as Padma division very soon.
Addressing a grand rally, marking the May Day, the LGRD minister said, "The traditional Faridpur district will be made as a division namely as Padma very soon."
The programme was organized by Faridpur District Sramik League at Imamuddin Square of the town.
Mosharraf said, "We have done huge development works in Faridpur district in the reign of Awami League govt led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina."
With District Sramik League President Akkas Hossain in the chair, the function was addressed, among others, by Jatiya Sramik League President Md. Sirajul Islam, Faridpur Sadar Upazila Chairman Khandker Mohtesham Hossain Babor, Bus Sramik Union Leader Jubayer Zakir, Town AL President Nazmul Islam Khadker Levi, Secretary Chowdhury Borkot Ibne Salam, Faridpur Pourashava Mayor Mahatab Ali Methu, Kotwali AL President Razzak Molla, Secretary Samsul Alam, Awami Jubo Legue President H M Fuad, Swechchhabak League President Swakot Ali Zahid and BCL President Nishan Mahmud.
Zilla Parishad Chairman Lokman Hossain Mridah, District AL President Advocate Subol Chandra Saha, Press Club President Imtiaz Hasan Rubel attended the rally as special guests on the occasion.
The programme was followed by a cultural function.