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1 crore 25 lakh families affected by lockdown will get food aid: Obaidul Quader

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  • 18 April, 2021 16:33:28

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News Desk: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader have said, "The government has taken various initiatives to protect the financially helpless people from coronavirus and lockdown." Following this, food aid will be provided to 1 crore 25 lakh families affected by the lockdown. And for the upcoming Eid, 36 lakh 25 thousand families will get financial support from the Prime Minister.

Obaidul Quader made the remarks at a regular briefing at his official residence on Sunday (April 18th). The general secretary of the Awami League said, "People of all classes and professions, irrespective of party affiliation, must come forward to stand by the government as well as the helpless and jobless people in this crisis of global epidemic."

In the month of renunciation and restraint of the holy month of Ramadan, the hand of humanitarian aid should be extended to the poor. Referring to the Awami League's culture of standing by the endangered people, Obaidul Quader said, "Coronavirus does not know political parties. We are losing precious lives every day. The death march is getting longer. Leaving the politics of blame, stop shooting arrows of blind criticism, everyone must take utmost care to prevent infection.

Calling on BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul to establish democracy in his party before talking about democracy in the country, Quader said, "The BNP practices undemocratic values ​​in words, deeds, and politics." People no longer want their pudding-bread democracy. '

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