CHT Journal Desk: More than three hundreds blankets were distributed to the cold-hit poor people in Bilaichhari upazila on Tuesday.
With support from Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Ministry, Rangamati Hill District Council authority distributed the warm cloths.
Former state minister for CHT affairs ministry Dipankar Talukdar was the chief guest.
Member of Rangamati Hill District Council and general secretary of Rangamati district unit Awami League Hazi Md. Musa Matabbar, its councilor Remliana Pankhuya, former Bialichhari upazila chairman Joy Sen Tanchangya, attended the programme, among others.
In his speech, Dipankar urged the affluent section of people in the society to come forward with humanity for the poor people. Every winter season, the downtrodden and destitute people in rural and outlying areas have been suffering from cold weather. So, we must be conscious and have passion and sympathy toward them. (chtj-desk/report).