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Press Release in Bengali

Press Release in Bengali

Faridpur, 18-10-2012

Today at 10.00 am, in the Faridpur press club a press conference was held to protest the eviction drive of 13 families of the Rabidash quarter in the Goalciamot village of the Faridpur district. The eviction was carried out under the leadership of the district NDC. The speakers protested the
eviction drive, requested the suspension of the NDC in question, demanded the exemplary punishment of the terrorists involved and requested the local administration to compensate the people involved while ensuring the security of their life and property. A human chain
was also organized to press home these demands and to the same scope, a memorandum was handed over to the Faridpur District Commissioner. The press conference and the Human Chain were organized by the Faridpur branch of the Bangladesh Dalit Parishad. Together with local leaders of the BDP, the executive secretary of the national committee, Mr. Oshok Das, its adviser and distinguished human rights activist, Mr. Milon Das, the executive director of Parittran, and other leaders of the Khulna, Barisal, Jessore and Magura districts branches of the same BDP were present. Together with the BDP leadership, members of the Faridpur the
civil society participated actively to the meeting, sharing the plight
of the victims.

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