Dhaka, Bangladesh
Every person hit by flood to get govt relief: Tipu

Every person hit by flood to get govt relief: Tipu

RANGPUR, July 21: Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, MP, has said the present government will provide every flood-hit person with relief goods and life-saving medicines in affected areas across the country. "The government has allocated adequate relief materials and its distribution is continuing in full swing among flood-affected people so that none starved during the current deluge," Tipu said. The Minister said this at two separate functions arranged at Chhawla and Tambulpur union parishad premises in Pirgachha upazila here to distribute relief goods and life saving medicines among 1,200 flood-hit people recently as chief guest. Tipu Munshi also distributed seedling of Transplanted Aman rice among flood-affected farmers and tree saplings among students of different educational institutions on the occasions. The Minister said the present government would take necessary steps to stand beside flood-hit people for their rehabilitation and assist affected framers to recoup crop losses they incurred during the current floods. Chairman of Pirgachha upazila parishad Shah Md. Mahbubar Rahman, its Vice-chairman Ariful Haque Liton, Chhawla union Chairman Md. Abdul hakim and Tambulpur union Chairman Md. Rawshan Jamil Sarder attended the functions.

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