Begum Rokeya Day observed

Staff Repirter, Kishoreganj :
The nation observed Begum Rokeya Day on Thursday marking the 141th birth and 89th death anniversary of Begum Rokeya Sakhawat, a social reformer and pioneer of women’s rights and education in the subcontinent.
Women Affairs Department including District Administration in Kishoreganj and various organizations organised many programme marking the Begum Rokeya Day. A discussion, Joyeeta reception, award and certificates giving function was held at Kishoreganj Collectorate Conference Room on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) in Kishoreganj Mohammad Shamim Alam attended as Chief Guest while former MP and Mohila Awami League District President Dilara Began Asma presided over the programme.
Civil Surgeon (CS) Dr. Mujibur Joyeeta Rahman, Additional SP Mustaque Sarker and Former Director in Health Dr. Deen Mohammad were attended as special guests.
It was addressed among others by Women Affairs Deputy Director (DD) Mamunur Rashid, Joyeeta Dr.Hosna Ara, CAN District President Alam Sarowar Tito, BRAC district Manager Shafiqul Islam , Zila Parishad member Joyeeta Fawzia Jalil Nancy,and Sadar upazila vice-chairman Masuma Akhter.