Bashundhara Group, a leading business conglomerate of the country, brought joy and smile to distressed people in Bhangura upazila of Pabna district by distributing relief gift among them on Thursday.
The Kaler Kantho, one of the reputed vernacular dailies of Bashundhara Group, provided the relief through its social organisation Shuvasangha.
Every family got 10kg rice, 3kg dal (lentil) and 3kg ata (coarse flour) as relief gift.
Raja Sardar, a recipient of relief gift, said, “I am a mason by profession. I have lost work ability due to stroke. The whole family members, including wife and son, are suffering from severe economic crisis. The sufferings have intensified due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Bashundhara Group’s relief has brought a sigh of relief to me.”
Speaking on the occasion, Bhangura Municipality Mayor Golam Hasnain Russel said, “Country’s business conglomerate Bashundhara Group has been distributing relief gift among poor and destitute across the country. As part of it, they have come up with relief in our upazila. The Group always stands by the distressed people. It also distributed oxygen to be used for critical corona patients.”
Officer-in-Charge Faisal-bin Ahsan, Zilla Parishad member Gulshanara Lipi, Govt Bhangura Union High School & College Principal Rafikul Islam and Shuvasangha Director Jakaria Zaman, among others, were present.