2,000 slum families get relief in Rajshahi


RAJSHAHI, Sept 5, 2017 (BSS)- Over 2,000 flood-affected slum households received relief materials in the city.

Fazley Hossain Badsha, MP, distributed 10 kilograms of rice to each family in Bulanpur, Shreerampur, Panchabati, Talaimary and Shayampur areas yesterday.

Speaking on the occasion, the lawmaker assured that income-generation programmes would be taken so that the flood-affected families can recoup their losses.

“We will arrange need-based rehabilitation scheme for the affected people to lessen their sufferings,” he said.

Water Development Board would take necessary steps before the next monsoon to check flood in the areas, he added.