700 families get blankets in Nandail
Published: 10:31 PM, 9 January 2021 Updated: 07:11 PM, 18 January 2021
Photo: Daily Bangladesh
A Facebook group called ‘Amra Charbetagair Unionbasi’ has distributed blankets among 700 cold-affected families in Nandail upazila of Mymensingh.
Maintaining social distance, the blankets were distributed on Saturday afternoon at the Anwarul Hossain Khan Chowdhury High School ground in Charbetagair UP among these families in 9 wards.
Md. Alauddin Akand (Nazim) Chairman of Biocon Bangladesh Ltd., senior vie president of Mercantile Bank Farid Ahmed Shaheen, 13 no. Char Betagai UP chairman Md. Farid Uddin Sarkar, Shamim Al Mamun, principal officer of Janata Bank, Businessman Abu Akter Fakir Dulal, Senior journalist of Dainik Samakal Mohammad Humayun Kabir, Facebook group admin Shafiqul Islam Shahin, senior officer of Abul Khair Group Harun Ur Rashid, Advocate Mostafizur Rahman Sadeq, Bakhtiyar Khilji, senior officer of Janata Bank Md. Sajjad Hossain Sojib, Jalal Uddin Master, Abul Kalam Azad, Abul Khair Akand, Abdul Salam Sikder Khokon, Mizanur Rahman Master, Awal Ahmed and others were present at the time.
Earlier, the social media Facebook group called for help to the cold-affected people. Wealthy people including expatriates, employees and businessmen of the area came forward. The authorities of the Facebook group feel blessed to be able to distribute blankets among 700 families with the cooperation of everyone. They also urged everyone to come forward to stand by the helpless in the Covid-19 situation.
Through the virtual platform, the notable people of the area have inspired the people of the area with their hard work, talent and enthusiasm to stand by the cold-affected family of No. 13 Charbetagair UP.