Purnima Sheel, a victim of the post-election violence carried out by the BNP-Jamaat men in 2001, has been appointed as the personal officer (PO) of State Minister for Information Tarana Halim.
The state minister Taran Halim confirmed Purnima’s appopintment in a Facebook post on her official page on Wednesday.
In her post Tarana writes, "Can you remember that Purnima of Sirajganj, the 14-year-old girl, who was victimised of monstrous torture of BNP-Jamaat after the election on October 1 in 2001. Today I feel proud that I have appointed Purnima, the victim, as my personal officer (PR)."
She also says, "Purnima, we've not forgotten you. You have seen the dark side of life; now you are welcome to the world of light.... Let's start walking forward; dear Purnima, I greet you."