‘Oil grinder’ Soyful overjoyed getting 3 cows...

Dhaka, Saturday   31 October 2020

‘Oil grinder’ Soyful overjoyed getting 3 cows

 Lalmonirhat Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:05 PM, 13 September 2020   Updated: 11:57 AM, 17 September 2020

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Soyful Islam, an oil grinder operator who had been pulling oil grinder by his shoulder for long 20 years for maintaining living hood, has been overjoyed after getting five as the gift from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has alleviated the long-suffering of Soyful and his family. She has come and stood beside the Saiful like a loving mother. Saiful is a resident of Telipara of Kakina UP in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat.

Recently, several national and online newspapers in the country have published news of his helplessness, including a picture of himself pulling oil grinder instead of a cow. The news came to the notice of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. So she gave a cow and Tk 10 thousand rupees to Soyful and his wife Morsheda. Lalmonirhat DC on behalf of the Prime Minister, Abu Jafar handed over the cow and Tk 10,000 to the family on Thursday.

On the same day, SP Abida Sultana of Lalmonirhat gave a cow to the couple on behalf of the police administration. Besides, Afroza Begum, wife of Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, donated Tk100,000 for building a house and educating their children. At the same time, Bashundhara LP Gas gave them another cow.

Saiful Islam was overjoyed after receiving a cow and financial support from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to pull the grinder.

He said, "Just as I was finishing pulling the oil mill, mother, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, came and stood beside me." From now on we don't have to grind by ourselves.