Dhaka, Bangladesh
BBISF formed human chain

BBISF formed human chain

Our Correspondent PATUAKHALI, Dec 6: Bangladesh Bidi Industry Sramik Federation (BBISF), Patuakhali district unit formed a human chain in front of local press club on Wednesday as the part of countrywide programme. Laxman Chandra Debnath, Federation leader of the Patuakhali region, presided over the human chain and rally while General Secretary of the Federation, M K Bangali attended as chief guest. Joint General Secretary, Abdur Rahman, Organising Secretary, Herik Hossain, Lokman Hakim, Habibur Rahman, Members Shamim Hossain Abul Hasnat Lablu, Pranab Debnath also addressed the rally among others. While addressing, M K Bangalee said Bidi is a local technology based industry where lakhs of poor workers across the country are working to maintain their livelihoods, so survival of this industry is very important for the sake of the country's economic development. Demanding immediate step of the government to save the Bidi industry, Bangalee said the investment and profit in Bidi industry remains in the country on the other hand in cigarette industry no such worker is needed, BATC could not create remarkable number of employment opportunity here, whereas Bidi industry owners has created huge employment opportunity for poor rural people.

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