November 24, 2020, 6:04 pm
Tarikul Islam, Khulna: Mentioning that everyone has to celebrate Durgotsab to a limited extent to prevent the second phase of Corona, Whip of the National Assembly Panchanan Biswas said that everyone has to celebrate Durgotsab in a limited way this year due to the global epidemic of Corona. Everyone has to follow the health rules and come to every Durgamandap after wearing face mask. Because the situation is different this time as compared to every year, so everyone should be careful in worshiping Durga, the biggest religious festival of the followers of traditional religions with little organization. He said this while addressing a special meeting on law and order in Dakope organized by the upazila administration at 11am on Wednesday on the occasion of Durgotsab.
It was held at the Upazila Parishad auditorium under the chairmanship of Upazila Executive Officer Md. Abdul Wadud and conducted by Upazila Project Implementation Officer Sheikh Abdul Quader. Upazila Parishad Chairman Munsur Ali Khan, former Chairman of Upazila Parishad and President of Upazila A’League Alhaj Sheikh Abul Hossain, Assistant Commissioner(Land) Mortuza Khan,
Thana Officer-in-Charge Sheikh Sekendar Ali, Vice Chairman Gaur Bachar, Chalna Municipal Mayor Sanat Kumar Biswas, Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr. Mozammel Haque Nizami, Engineer Nani Gopal Das, Upazila Education Officer Md. Ahidul Islam, Upazila Hindu Baidya Christian Oikya Parishad president and UP chairman Binoy Krishna Roy, UP chairman Sheikh Abdul Quader and other union chairmen spoke as special guests at the meeting.
Asit Baran Saha, president of Dakop Puja Celebration Committee, and Sanjay Kumar Moral, general secretary and teacher were present. At the meeting, 500 kg of GR rice allocated by the government in each mandapa along with the price of rice was given to the personal fund of Whip Panchanan Biswas and a total of Tk 21,000 in each temple on behalf of the Upazila Parishad Chairman and Vice Chairman.