Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, MP, said no unnecessary cases are being filed against the BNP leaders and activists.
"Cases were filed against the BNP leaders and activists on the basis of specific allegations of vandalism and terrorist activities," he said this while distributing blankets among 1000 poor, destitute and helpless people at the bank of Dharla River near the town.
The minister said that Bangladesh and India are working jointly to stop border killings, adding, "Home Ministers level meetings of both sides and DGs of BGB and BSF were held regularly to stop border killings."
"A decision was taken in principal to stop firings at the border between the two sides. Even then some untoward incidents took place at the other borders including Kurigram. Those incidents are being investigated," he added.
State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Zakir Hossain, local lawmakers Aslam Hossain Saudagar, Panir Uddin Ahmed and Professor MA Matin, RAB Director General Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun and additional director general Colonel KM Azad spoke on the occasion.
Besides, Rangpur Range DIG Devdas Bhatracharya, Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Rezaul Karim, Superintendent of Police Syeda Jannat Ara, Rangpur RAB-13 Commander, District Awami League General Secretary Aman Uddin Ahmed Monju, Kurigram Municipality Mayor Kaziul Islam and others were also delivered speeches.