Bangabandhu worked for building non-communal Bangladesh: Farhad
DHAKA, June 23, 2021 (BSS) - State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain today said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman worked throughout his life for building an equitable and non-communal Bangladesh.
“All citizens, regardless of their caste, creed and religion, have equal contribution to the development of the country. Equal opportunity of the people is needed to build an economically advanced country," he said.
Bangabandhu had realized this fact and that’s why he wanted to build an equitable and non-communal country, he added.
The state minister said this while addressing a virtual programme of laying the foundation stone of a temple and repair works in Meherpur.
Presided over by Meherpur Deputy Commissioner Dr Md Munsur Alam Khan, the programme was addressed by Additional Secretary of Religious Affairs Ministry Ranjir Kumar Das, Hindu Dhormio Kalyan Trust trustee Shyamol Sarker, public prosecutor Pallab Bhattacharya and sadar upazila nirbahi officer Md Masudul Islam, among others.
A total of nine temples are being built and repaired at a cost of Taka 99.71 lakh in three upazilas and city areas in Meherpur.