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PM provides monetary assistance to boxer Mosharraf, chess player Rani

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  • 19th January, 2022 10:09:59 PM
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PM provides monetary assistance to boxer Mosharraf, chess player Rani

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina provided monetary assistance of Tk 30 lakh to Asian Games bronze medalist boxer and National Sports awardee boxer Mosharraf Hossain for his medical treatment.

Mosharraf and his family have been facing a hard situation for a long time. State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell, MP handed over the cheques on behalf of PM at the National Sports Council on Wednesday.

“I’m too sick now, so the daughter of Bangabandhu Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina extended her helping hands to me. Her support will help me and my family a lot. Long live our Prime Minster,” said Mosharraf, who won the first-ever medal for Bangladesh in Asian Games in 1986. 

Mosharraf also won a gold medal in South Asian Games in 1985 and was awarded by National Sports Award in 1999.

Legendary chess player and Women International Master Rani Hamid also got a grant of Tk 10 lakh from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on that occasion there.