Propaganda against Faridpur chamber chief condemned

Staff Correspondent

6 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Trade body leaders condemned the ‘fake news’ and ‘malicious propaganda’ against the president of the Faridpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI).

In a statement on Sunday, businessmen alleged that a vested quarter, led by a journalist, tried to defame FCCI President Siddiqur Rahman through disseminating fake news and posts on social media.

“A local journalist is running fake news and propaganda against the seasoned businessman after fail to avail illegal benefits from him. Such activity is conflicting with the Digital Security Act-2018,” read a statement signed by FCCI Vice-President Munir Hossain.

The chamber directors claimed that FCCI chief Siddiqur Rahman has been running manufacturing and trading business with ethics. He has employed over 300 people through his different ventures of Shrabonee Construction, Alauddin Trading, Alauddin Auto Bricks.

Besides, Siddiqur Rahman is also the general secretary of District Auto Bricks Owners’ Association.