National Legal Aid Day was observed here on Monday with befitting manner following daylong programmes.
Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust and district Legal aid committee chalked out the daylong elaborate programmes in the district. The Day was observed under ‘Community awareness on access to justice’ project.
Marking the day Odhikar Mela was organized at District Bar Association Bhaban. Lawyer and President of Legal Aid Services Trust Advocate Zobed Ali inaugurated the Mela.
President of district Bar Association Advocate Kabir uddin Bhuiyan, Advocate Anisur Rahman, Vice president of the Bar Association Advocate Muazzem Husssain Babul, Bar Secretary of Bar association Advocate Fazlul Haque, Senior Assistant judge Abdul
Halim, Public Prosecutor (PP) Advocate Wazedul Islam and Coordinator Habib Khan, among others, were present.
Concerned sources said 10 stalls were set up in the Mela.
The objective of the programmes was to create awareness about getting legal aid that provided by the government to the unprivileged and insolvent people of the society who could not run their cases due to financial problem.