In Comilla, traders have protested by blocking the Kandirpar-Chawkbazar road. The traders observed the program from 9 am to 12 noon on Tuesday. Thousands of traders and shop workers took part in the protest.The traders claim that about one lakh people are involved in small and medium businesses in Comilla. They could not continue business at many festivals due to last year’s general holiday. In this, many have paid the salaries of the employees by taking loans, many have been forced to lay off the employees. They are shocked that the lockdown was given again as soon as the loss was not compensated.
They claim the government could have warned them in early March as the infection was on the rise. But without any discussion, they have to sit on the road to make a sudden decision by the government. Holy Boishakh and Eid-ul-Fitr in front. At the same time, the traders called upon the government to give them the opportunity to continue their business on a limited scale.
Comilla Shop Owners Association General Secretary Atiq Ullah Khokon, Joint General Secretary Mahbub Hossain, Khandaker Haque Tower President Anisur Rahman, General Secretary Muktar Hossain and Comilla Shop Owners Association member Riaz Uddin spoke on the occasion.
Atiq Ullah Khokon, general secretary of the Comilla Shop Owners Association, said, “We want all shops to be open from 10 am to 4 pm in compliance with all health rules.” Since the government has kept a lot open to a limited extent, where is the problem in keeping the shops open? Our business-employees are in quite a crisis. If the government does not accept our demands, I will sit on the streets and not return home. ‘
MP Bahar told the agitating traders to keep the shops closed till next Thursday. I will talk to the central leaders of the business association after Thursday. I will listen to what the higher authorities say. If not, I will make a decision locally.
BD Daily / MI
Leaders and activists of all walks of life, soaked in the love of common people, Aslamul Haque Aslam, the ruling party MP of Dhaka-14 constituency and vice-president of Dhaka Metropolitan North Awami League, fell asleep. Janaza was held at Golartek ground in Mirpur at 11 am yesterday. After the janaza, the central leaders of Awami League first paid their respects to him on behalf of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Later, leaders of Dhaka Metropolitan North Awami League, Juba League, Chhatra League, Krishak League, constituency police station and ward Awami League paid their respects. He was buried at the family graveyard after Janaza and Shraddha. It was attended by the leaders of the central committee of the Awami League, the metropolitan Awami League, thousands of people from the parliamentary constituencies.
Awami League presidium member Shahjahan Khan, former minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya Birbikram, party joint general secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif, organizing secretary whip Abu Saeed Al Mahmud Swapan, Mirza Azam, Dhaka North City Corporation mayor Atiqul Islam, Dhaka Mahan attended the janaza. South City Corporation Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Nur Taposh, Awami League Deputy Office Secretary Sayem Khan, Member Anisur Rahman, Abdul Awal Shamim, Dhaka Metropolitan North Awami League President Sheikh Bazlur Rahman, General Secretary SM Mannan Kochi, Vice President Sadek Khan MP, Joint General Secretary Habib Hasan MP, Organizing Secretary Azizul Haque Rana and others.