Dhaka, Bangladesh
President urges affluent to help flood victims

President urges affluent to help flood victims

News Desk: President M Abdul Hamid

Saturday urged the

affluent section of society to stand

by the helpless people

their level best in this tough time

triggered by flood in different

districts of Bangladesh and the

coronavirus pandemic.

“Everyone should take care so that

the helpless people are not

deprived of the joy of Eid . . .

Wealthy and able people should come

forward to share the Eid joys with

all instead of confining it only to

themselves and their families,” the

President said.

In his speech on the occasion of

Eid-ul-Azha, the second-biggest

religious festival of Muslim Ummah,

at Bangabhaban, he made a

call: “Everyone, irrespective of

party affiliation and opinion,

should work so that the flood-

affected people can also share the

joy of Eid.”

At present many people in different

districts are living with water

logging and the government is

providing possible assistance to


including food and cash support, the

President mentioned.

Abdul Hamid said Eid-ul-Azha is

being held such a moment when the

COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc

on many countries and many people

are leading inhuman life with severe

unemployment problems.

“All have to extend their helping

hands from their respective

positions to the cause the humanity

. . . Let’s not forget the

humanity. Besides doctors and

nurses, families and relatives

should be

more sincere while treating and

caring of the people infected with


lethal virus,” the President said.

The head of the state called upon

the countrymen to celebrate Eid

festival maintaining health rules

and social distancing with utmost

caution. “Stay sound and try to keep

others well, it would be

everyone’s oath,” he added.

President Hamid said, “Religion

shows the path of welfare and light.

Actual religious education and

conduct help create enlightened


removes darkness and superstition

from the society and builds a unique

bond of communal harmony among all,

irrespective of religion and caste

or creed.”

The head of the state urged all to

help accelerate the ongoing

national development activities by

following the teachings of

Eid-ul-Azha’s sacrifice and

maintaining communal harmony in the

personal and social life, reports


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