People ready to observe May Day in Rangpur division

RANGPUR, April 30, 2018 (BSS) – The people are ready to observe the historic May Day- 2018 tomorrow with huge enthusiasm in Rangpur division with a fresh pledge to ensure welfare of the working people.

The district administrations, Directorate of Labour, different workers’, labourers’, traders’, professionals’, socio-cultural, political and human rights’ organisations and NGOs have completed all preparations and taken colourful programmes.

The programmes include hoisting of the national, organisational and red flags, rallies, processions, human chains, serving improved diets to workers, discussions and colourful cultural functions in the district towns.

In Rangpur city, the district administration and different workers’ organisations will bring out colourful processions on the city streets before gathering at the Central Shaheed Minar premises where the main discussion will be organised.

The district unit of Jatiya Sramik League will bring out a rally bearing banners, placards and chanting slogans in favour of the working people demanding for establishing their legitimate socioeconomic and human rights, safety and security at workplaces.

The district and city units of Jatiya Rickshaw Van Sramik League, Sommilito Garments’ Sramik Federation, Jatiya Bidyut Sramik League, Sonali Bank Sramik League, Uttara Bank Sramik League and Janata Bank Sramik League will organise processions.

The district units of Auto Rickshaw Sramik Oikko Jyote, Truck and Tank Lorry Sramik League, Krishi-Farm Sramik Federation, Dokan Karmochari Union, Swarno Shilpi Samity, Electronic Sramik Union, Rang-Mistri Nirman Sramik Union, Restaurant Sramik and Workers’ Union will observe the day.

The district and city units of Awami League (AL), its associate bodies, Communist Party, Workers’ Party, JASOD, Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal, Ganatantry Party and other political parties, labour and trade organisations will observe the day.

Deputy Commissioner Enamul Habib will attend the main discussion at the Central Shaheed Minar premises as the chief guest with President of the district unit of Jatiya Sramik League Abdus Salam in the chair.

ADC (General) Rabiul Islam, Acting President of district AL Mamtaz Uddin, its General Secretary Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju, city AL President Shafiur Rahman Shafi and its General Secretary Tushar Kanti Mandal, among others will speak.

Leaders of different workers’ organisations, human rights activists, political leaders, civil society members, professionals and elite will also address the discussion.

Similarly, the day will be observed befittingly through identical programmes in Panchagarh, Thakurgaon, Dinajpur, Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Nilphamari and Gaibandha districts in the division.