MANIKGANJ: National Legal Aid Services Day was observed here on Friday with a view to ensuring rule of law, fundamental human rights and justice for everyone.
Marking the day, a discussion was held at the conference room of the District Judge Court with District and Sessions Judge Joyosree Samaddar in the chair.
The function was addressed, among others, by Additional District and Sessions Judge Sabina Yeasmin, Chief Judicial Magistrate Utpal Bhattacharya, Additional Deputy Magistrate (ADM) Sanjida Jesmin, Legal Aid Officer Subarna Sejuti, Civil Surgeon Dr Moazzem Ali Khan Chowdhury, Manikganj Municipality Mayor Md Ramjan Ali, Public Prosecutor (PP) Abdus Salam, GP Meher Uddin, President of District Lawyers’ Association Mesbaul Haque Mesba and its General Secretary AFM Nurtaj Alam Bahar.
In the morning, a colourful rally was brought out from the premises of the District Judge Court here and ended at the same venue after parading the main roads of the town.
A large number of people including all judges of the district Judgeship, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Lawyers, officials and NGO representatives bearing colour festoons, banners and balloons participated in the programmes.