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9 June, 2018 00:00 00 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 8 June, 2018 11:10:41 PM
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‘Upholding social harmony urgent to sustain democracy’

All sorts of violence, crimes and other anomalies could be reduced to a greater extent by maintaining social and communal harmony, say speakers
BSS

RAJSHAHI: Upholding social and political harmony is very important for institutionalising democracy as well as ensuring good governance everywhere in the society, reports BSS.Responsive and positive role by all quarters, including political leaders, becomes crucial for maintaining peace and social harmony for the overall development of the nation. That is why all should come forward and work together to build the country as a peaceful one.

The views were expressed in a harmony festival at Charghat Upazila Auditorium in the district yesterday.

Various development organisations, including peace pressure group, women network, mass-research forum and village development team, jointly organised the festival.

More than 300 political leaders, public representatives, members of the civil society and students joined the event.

Chaired by Convener of the festival Saiful Islam Badsha, the meeting was addresses, among others, by Country Director of the Hunger Project Bangladesh Dr Badiul Alam Mazumder, Upazila Chairman Abu Sayeed Chand, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Ashraful Islam, Union Parishad Chairman Hasanuzzaman Madhu, Awami League leader Fakhrul Islam, Jatiya Party leader Rafiqul Islam Chowdhury and Sujon upazila committee president Dr Rafiqul Alam.

Badiul Alam Mazumder said the nation will get rid of conflicts and confusion if common people as well as the state machineries take a positive approach to establish peace in the society.He said all sorts of violence, crimes and other anomalies could be reduced to a greater extent in the country by maintaining social and communal harmony.“Political parties, professional leaders, development workers, influential persons and people in general should work together in this regard,” he added.

Other issues like communal harmony, people’s right to information, prevention of violence against women and quality improvement in primary education were discussed in the meeting.

 

 

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