The King Brand Cement of the Bashundhara Group has been continuing distribution of essential commodities among the helpless people of low income group, who are unemployed now due to the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).
As part of the initiative, different food items including sanitiser were distributed among 200 people at Babu Para of Saidpur in Nilphamari on Saturday noon.King Brand Cement’s Distributor of Saidpur of Niphamari Subrata Kumar Rudra presided over the occasion while Bashundhara Group’s divisional sales manager Zillur Rahman, Area Sales Manager Moniruzzaman were present in the event.
The low income people are facing difficulty after the closure of country's public and private organisations in tackling coronavirus.
Besides the government, the King Brand Cement on behalf of the Bashundhara Group has extended its helping hand to the helpless and destitute people of the country at a time when they are spending days with starvation.
Different essential commodities including rice, dal, potato, salt, oil, soap, flour and sanitiser were distributed among 5,000 people in eight northern districts on behalf of the Bashundhara Group.
The distribution of commodities has been started since Tuesday of the last week in those districts.
Divisional Sales Manager Zillur Rahman said, “Bashundhara Group is an organisation which is working for the country and its people. On behalf of the King Brand Cement, a product of Bashundhara Group, we are raising awareness including social distancing among the destitute people of the country and assisting them with necessary aid.”An impoverished woman named Shefali Akhter said, “We are starving as we are not being able to go outside. We are happy enough as Bashundhara Group has stood beside us at this moment.”