News desk: Cold current has been blowing across the country for several days. One of them is Moulvibazar. The season here is a bit more cold. Heavy fog is seen in Moulvibazar from dawn till morning. In the afternoon, the heatless sun is seen, but before the afternoon, it is covered with a sheet of fog, accompanied by a cold wind. Dense fog and cold wind, people's life grinds in such adverse weather. The lowest temperature of this winter season was recorded at Srimangal in Moulvibazar at 5.6 degrees Celsius. The local meteorological office recorded a temperature of 5.6 degrees Celsius at Srimangal in the district on Friday. Yesterday was 6.3 degrees Celsius. Moulvibazar Meteorological Office Assistant Officer Md confirmed the matter. Mujibur Rahman. He said that the severity of winter is increasing in Moulvibazar district due to the drop in temperature. Meanwhile, increasing the demand for winter clothes, winter clothes have already been distributed in the public and private sectors. But it is much less than required.
The poor, poor and working people are in trouble. They are shivering in the bone-shaking severe cold. Working people are unable to attend work on time due to winter. The tea workers, boro farmers, tinkerers and day laborers have suffered endlessly. Most of the people living in Kawadighi, Hakaluki, Hail Haor areas of Moulvibazar Sadar and Rajnagar Upazila are working people and low income people. When winter comes, their suffering increases. They are unable to go to work on time due to thick fog. According to hospital sources, the number of cold-related patients in the hospital increases with the increase in the severity of winter. Children and the elderly are affected by various diseases including cold, cough, respiratory problems, diarrhea, pneumonia. Twice as many patients are being treated daily outdoors and indoors than at any other time. Dr. Moulvibazar 250-bed general hospital pediatrician. Biswajit Dev said that with the increase in the prevalence of cold-related diseases due to the effect of winter, the pressure of children and elderly patients is increasing.
Meanwhile, according to the sources of the district administration, 35 thousand 280 blankets have already been sent to 67 unions and five municipalities of the district. Two lakh rupees per by-product has been sent to buy winter clothes and distribute them among poor people. Apart from this, the demand for more blankets has been given to the concerned higher authorities. They will be distributed if received. District Commissioner Mir Nahid Ahsan said that district administration will continue to distribute blankets everywhere including Haor tea garden to spread warmth among cold people in severe winter.