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POST TIME: 2 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Speakers for ensuring welfare of ethnic, dalit people
BSS

Speakers for ensuring welfare of ethnic, dalit people

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a discussion yesterday stressed the need for ensuring social justice for ethnic and dalit people with developing of their living and livelihood conditions, reports BSS. “The ethnic and dalit people are deprived of land rights, food, healthcare, education and cultural facilities in different times. But the present government is working relentlessly for wellbeing of this underprivileged community people,” they said.

The observation came at the discussion titled “Right of Ethnic Minority and Dalit Communities in Light of Constitutional Obligation” at DASCOH training centre in Rajshahi city.

Centre for Social Activism (CSA) and HEKS/EPER jointly organized the function in association with DASCOH. Advocate Sultana Kamal, President of CSA and former Adviser of a caretaker government, addressed it as focal person.

Former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Rajshahi University Professor Chowdhury Sarwar Jahan, DASCOH Chief Executive Officer Akramul Haque, Country Director of HEKS/EPER Anik Asad and its Programme Coordinator Mozahidul Islam and Project Coordinator Israt Jahan Biju also spoke.

Sultana Kamal stressed the need for protecting the rights of the ethnic minority people. She also laid stress on establishing social justice for the plain land ethnic communities through removing all sorts of disparity, urging the government to ensure human rights for all underprivileged people.