Bashundhara Group, the leading business conglomerate of the country, stood by cold-hit destitute people by providing blankets in various parts of the country on Wednesday.
In Nandail Upazila of Mymensingh, around 200 orphans and madrasa students received blankets and expressed joy and prayed for the welfare of Bashundhara Group. Elderly people, widows and the disabled also received blankets at a local community centre in the upazila.
Besides, Bashundhara Group handed out blankets among orphan students at Baitus Sunnah Girls’ Madrasa in the municipality area.
Nandail Upazila Parishad Chairman Hasan Mahmud Jewel was present, among others.
In Dewanganj Upazila of Jamalpur, 400 impoverished people received blankets at Alia Madrasa field.
Upazila Parishad Chairman Solaiman Hossain, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Kamrunnahar Sefa and Press Club President Rezaul Karim Elan attended the event.
In addition, in five upazilas of Jamalpur, 1,000 needy people received blankets.
Apart from that, blankets were distributed among 600 poverty-stricken people in various places of Jhenaigati, Nalitabari and Nakla.
Jamalpur NDC Md Mahbubul Hasan, Dewanganj Upazila Parishad Chairman Md Solaiman Hossain and Press Club President Hafiz Raihan were present.