Though Dhamrai upazila celebrated the National Local Government Day in a befitting matter, but most of union parishad chairmen were absent in the program.
Among the 16 union chairmen in Dhamrai upazila, only four union chairmen were present at the event. The remaining 12 UP chairmen were absent.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Hossain Mohammed Hye Joki expressed his anger over the matter at the program on Monday held marking the day.
He said, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives is one of the most important body of the government. Union chairmen are the lifeblood of this department. But they are absent from the celebration of local government day." Home Minsitry Standing Committee Chairman Benajir Ahmed graced the function was the chief guest while Assitant Commissioner (Land) Aminul Islam Bulbul conducted the program.
When Baishakanda UP chairman Mizanur Rahman Mizan was called about his absence in the program, he cut the line.
While talking to Sanora UP chairman Khaled Masud Khan Laltu, he said, "I couldn't attend the program as I was sick."
When Jadabpur UP chairman Mizanur Rahman Miju was asked about the reason behind the absence, he said, "I had a meeting in a school as I am a co-off member of the school."
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