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Mujib Year Road inaugurated in Kurigram

Mujib Year Road inaugurated in Kurigram

Our Correspondent KURIGRAM, Jan 13: The two-kilometre road from Phulbari Gate on the Lalmonirhat side to Achhiar Bazar on the eastern side of the Sheikh Hasina Dharla Bridge in Phulbari upazila of Kurigram district has been named as 'Mujib Bharsha Sarak' (Mujib Year Road). Divisional Commissioner KM Tariqul Islam inaugurated the road at a function held at the western side of the Sheikh Hasina Dharla Bridge in Phulbari upazila on Saturday as the chief guest. Under the initiative and planning of Kurigram district administration, the road was named as 'Mujib Bharsha Sarak' marking the centenary birthday celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. At the same time, the Divisional Commissioner inaugurated the plantation programme of 2020 tree saplings on both sides of the two-kilometre 'Mujib Bharsha Sarak' under management of Kurigram district administration. Presided over by Deputy Commissioner of Kurigram Sultana Pervin, Phulbari upazila Chairman and upazila Awami League General Secretary Golam Rabbani Sarker, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Masuma Arefin, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Phulbari Police Station Khandker Fuad Ruhani, freedom fighters, government officials, chairmen of different union parishads, teachers, students and common people attended the function. Another report adds: Kurigram was declared recently as the first scout district of the country with launching of scout activities of Cab, Scout and Rover Scout units in all 1,892 educational institutions across the district. President of Bangladesh Scouts and Chairman of Power Grid Company Limited Md. Abul Kalam Azad made the declaration at a function held at 'Udgiran Mancha' on the Deputy Commissioner's office premises in Kurigram as the chief guest. On the occasion, he said, "There is no alternative to scout activities to become good people, people with good character, ideal people, gentle people and eligible people with excellent leadership qualities for building a decent future of the nation." Kurigram district administration organised a rally of scout representatives of all nine upazilas of the district at the function with Deputy Commissioner of Kurigram Sultana Pervin in the chair.

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