Tuesday, 26 September, 2023

Cattle distributed among ethnic minority people

NAOGAON: Cattle, fodder, ducks and duck houses were distributed among the people of small ethnic people at Porsha upazila in the district on Wednesday.

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder was present as the chief guest at the distribution ceremony organised on Saraigachimor Kalinagar Government Primary School ground in the upazila in the afternoon.

At that time, food minister in his speech said during the rule of BNP, the minority people were neglected. Now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is making self-reliance by supporting the people of those neglected ethnic groups.

The minister urged everyone to vote for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina again and continue the development of the country.

Porsha UNO Salma Akter presided over the programme where upazila parishad chairman Shah Manjur Morshed Chowdhury, Upazila Awami League president Anwarul Islam, general secretary Mofazzl Hossain, upazila livestock officer Dr Abdullah Al Mamun, OC Zahurul Islam were present, among others.

Later, the chief guest distributed a cheque of Tk 85,000 from his own funds among the people, tabs among 282 students of the upazila under Population and Housing Census-2021 and sewing machines among 16 women under ADB project.