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Bashundhara Group distributes blankets in three districts

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 6 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Bashundhara Group distributes blankets in three districts
Bashundhara Group distributes blankets among cold-hit people in Rajshahi, Sirajganj and Kushtia districts on Wednesday. The photo was taken from Shahjadpur upazila of Sirajganj. —sun Photo

Bashundhara Group, the leading business conglomerate of the country, has brought smile to the cold-hit people in different parts of the country.

Thousands of people of Durgapur of Rajshahi, Shahzadpur of Sirajganj and Kumarkhali of Kushtia received blankets from Bashundhara Group on Tuesday.

Around 800 distressed people got blankets at a ceremony at Amgachi Sahar Banu High School in Durgapur upazila of Rajshahi.

A 90-year-old woman, Jamela, heaved a sigh of relief after getting a blanket amid the cold wave.

“This is for the first time that I have received a blanket. Every winter puts a curse on us. None came forward with helping hand. I tender heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Bashundhara Group.” Habibur Rahman, headmaster of Amgachi Sahar Banu High School, was present at the event.

In Shahzadpur of Sirajganj, 200 people received the blankets at a programme held near Ghat Madrasah premises.

SM Saiful Islam, headmaster of Shahzadpur Govt Model Pilot High School, and other civil society members were present.

In Kumarkhali of Kushtia, 450 destitute people received blankets at a ceremony held in the upazila auditorium precinct.

Attending the programme, Mahmudul Islam, project implementation officer of the upazila, hailed Bashundhara Group for the noble initiative.

It is really a great decision to distribute blankets among the poor people who are the worst affected by the biting cold, he opined.