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5-point-demand of disabled persons voiced at 4-day rallies

Dhaka, 02 Oct 2019: ‘We are about 27 million disabled people in Bangladesh are part of the families of more than 80 million people. These huge numbers of population are somehow involved with different Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs). We, the disabled people have been in peaceful movement led by NADPO for more than 15 years to increase status and implementing ... Read More »

Rohingyas stage big rally, demand citizenship right

Cox’s Bazar  – Thousands of Rohingyas staged a huge rally in Ukhiya on Sunday demanding that the international community step up pressure on Myanmar to meet their five-point demand, including repatriation, citizenship and trial in the international court of those involved in killing and persecution. The Rohingyas, holding placards and banners, started gathering at extension-4 of Kutupalong Camp in Ukhiya ... Read More »

Transport leaders demand end to police harassment on roads

Dhaka, July 23 (UNB)- The leaders of Bangladesh Sarak Paribahan Malik-Sramik Oikya League (BSPMSOL) on Tuesday urged the government to stop disorder, corruption and harassment by police on roads. They made the call while launching the BSPMSOL at Jatiya Press Club. SM Shah Alam, convener of the organisation, said the BSPMSOL has been formed to prevent disorder, corruption and ensure ... Read More »

BD Tannery workers demand environment-friendly industry

Dhaka, July 9 (UNB) — Leather industry workers on Tuesday urged the government to build an environment-friendly industry and ensure their rights. “Savar Tannery Estate should be built as modern and environment-friendly. Tanneries are polluting surrounding areas and the environment isn’t safe for the workers,” Tannery Workers Union President Abul Kalam Azad told a press conference at Jatiya Press Club. ... Read More »

BD Minorities demand equal per capital allocation in budget

Dhaka, June 23 (UNB)- Bangladesh Hindu Bouddha Christian Oikya Parishad, an umbrella platform for the country’s religious minorities, on Sunday urged the government to allocate the budget equally on a per capita basis between both the majority and minority groups of the country. The organisation’s general secretary Rana Dasgupta said this at a press conference at Jatiya Press Club in ... Read More »

BNP renews demand for fresh polls under caretaker govt

Thakurgaon, Jun 17 (UNB) – BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said the government must hold a fresh election under a caretaker government as the current parliament is not formed with people’s votes. “The current parliament is illegal as the government was not elected with people’s votes. They robbed people’s votes,” he said while addressing a meeting ... Read More »

DU students demand removal of outsiders from dorms

Dhaka, Apr 1 (UNB)— Residential students of Dhaka University’s SM Hall demonstrated on early Monday against outsiders staying at the dormitory. They demanded that outsiders and non-students vacate the hall immediately. More than 400 students are forced to stay at the hall’s veranda because of acute seat shortage. SM Hall authorities later ordered outsiders to leave immediately, and gave non-students, whose ... Read More »

BAU BCL section demand expulsion committee

Dhaka – A section of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders and activists demanded the expulsion of the existing expired committee and also demanded immediate punishment who are involved in the attack on election seekers to the upcoming committee. They voiced the demand at a press conference at university journalist’ association office . On 24 March, BAU BCL unit president and ... Read More »

JU teachers demand dean election

Jahangirnagar University, Feb 26 (UNB)- A group of Jahangirnagar University (JU) teachers have demanded dean election as tenures of all deans have already expired. The last dean election was held on May 10, 2016. A representative team of ‘Sammilito Shikkhak Samaj’ met JU Vice-Chancellor Professor Farzana Islam at her office around 11am on Tuesday with their demands. They staged a ... Read More »

Garment workers demand withdrawal of false cases

Dhaka, Jan 18 – ‘Bangladesh Garments Sromik Songhoti’ on Friday formed a human chain in front of the national press club in the capital and demanded the withdrawal of false cases against their fellows, which have filled after the protest and urged for the increase in the wages of the garment workers. They also demanded the trial of a killed ... Read More »

150 women leaders demand increased nominations in polls

Dhaka, 13 Nov – On Tuesday 150 women political leaders affiliated with Bangladesh Awami League (AL), Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Jatiya Party demanded nominations as general seat candidates in the national election at a multi-party women’s conference organized by Democracy International at the Hotel Lakeshore. The conference provided women leaders with a forum to discuss the merits of increasing ... Read More »