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BGMEA extends hand to photographer Chanchal

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 15 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has donated Tk 5 lakh as financial support to renowned photographer Chanchal Mahmood who has been undergoing treatment at a hospital after suffering a heart attack.

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan handed over a cheque for Tk 5 lakh to the wife of Chanchal Mahmood, widely considered as one of the most accomplished fashion photographers in the country.

As an ardent follower of Bangabandhu’s ideology Chanchal Mahmood always wears black attires since the death of Bangabandhu in protest of the brutal killing.

BGMEA extended the assistance to the ailing photographer on  August 14, the month of mourning for the people of Bangladesh as Bangabandu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with his family members were assassinated on  August 15 in 1975.

BGMEA donated Tk 60 million to the Prime Minister’s Fund to help the poor affected by Covid-19 fallout.

BGMEA Vice President Miran Ali, Directors Tanvir Ahmed and Abdullah Hil Rakib, Director of Giant Group Sharmeen Hassan Tithi, renowned actress Sadia Islam Mou and fashion designer Biplob Saha were also present on the occasion.