October 17, 2021, 10:27 pm
Harun or Rashid, Jaldha (Nilphamari): He is a living man but his name is on the list of the dead on the server of the Election Commission(EC). He’s dead! Since then, the impoverished Alema Begum (68) has been visiting the doors of influential people including election officials, social service officers, municipal mayors and councilors.
Alema Begum (68) is the wife of Chakar Uddin of Ward no 07 of Jaldhaka Municipality of Nilphamari and she also worked in another house in her old age. According to him, he has not been able to exercise his voting right since 2011 and is deprived of old age benefits and all government benefits. When the helpless Alema Begum went for old age allowance, she found out that she was deaded. But she did not find any solution anywhere.
Alema Begum told this reporter, “I do my housework and eat rice.” I went to people for old age allowance for a long time and everyone gave me back. The aquatic is making the man dead.
Jaldhaka Upazila Election Officer Md. Ujjal Hossain said, there was nothing to be disappointed about.His national identity card will be amended soon on the day of application.