Forging social movement against corruption stressed


RAJSHAHI, Feb 11, 2019 (BSS)- Speakers at a meeting have unequivocally
called for raising voice and forging social movement against corruption,
abuse of drugs and cyber crimes for freeing the nation from the curses.

They viewed collective efforts of all quarters has become indispensable
to resist all sorts of institutional corruptions and drug-addiction as it
affects the public in general directly.

Besides, the discussants mentioned that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has
declared that the corruption will be eradicated. So, all entities should come
forward and work together to execute the premier’s announcement on priority
basis through discharging their respective duties with utmost sincerity and

The observation came in the district law and order committee meeting at
conference hall of Deputy Commissioner’s office in Rajshahi city yesterday.

Chaired by Deputy Commissioner SM Abdul Kader the meeting was addressed,
among others, by Superintendent of Police Md Shahidullah, Additional District
Magistrate Alamgir Kabir, Deputy Director of Department of Narcotics Control
Lutfor Rahman and Freedom Fighter Dr Abdul Matin.

The meeting laid importance on creation of awareness among the mass
people, especially the young generation, to eliminate corruption from the
society. Concerted effort is crucially important to check bribery.

Deputy Commissioner Abdul Kader mentioned that corruption undermines
economic development and increase poverty, exploitation and injustice,
prevent good governance, accountability and transparency and create social
and political instability and insecurity.

He asked to check institutional corruptions first before taking lawful
action against a person involved in corruption willingly or unwillingly.

SP Shahidullah told the meeting that time has come to resist the crime
relating online sexual harassment and repression against women and children
as many children were seen facing problems due to the abuse over the internet
which was a growing concern for the society.