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Family temple torched in Pirojpur


Dhaka – A family temple in the residence of general secretary of the Ittefaq Workers Union Dipak Chandra Roy was torched by miscreants at Laxmipur area in Bhandaria upazila of the southern district of Pirojpur district Saturday night, unb news agency reported.Miscreants reportedly set fire to the temple and the scruff and base ( the Part under the leg) of the Shyama Idol was burnt in this fire. Later the locals doused the flame.
The Officer-in-charge of Bhandaria Police Station, Kamruzzaman Talukdar, Bhandaria Upazila Chairman Atikul Islam, Awami League President of upazila Unit Khoshru Jomaddar, and Member Secretary of Jatiya Party (Manju), JP, Siddiqur Rahman Tulu visited the spot.
The OC said the incident was communicated to the Minister of Forests and Environment, also the owner of vernacular national daily Ittefaq Anwar Hossain Manju.
The minister asked the OC to take proper steps against the miscreants responsible for the fire.
Miscreants may have set the fire or it could have originated from the lamp of the temple OC added.


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