Showing posts from September, 2021

Sheikh Rehana turns 67 Monday

Sheikh Rehana is the younger daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and turns 67 this Monday. Sheikh Rehana was born at Tungipara, Gopalganj district, on September 13, 1955. Sheikh Rehana has been the third child of Bangabandhu Shaikh Mujibur Rahman (Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib). Because Sheikh Rehana is currently in London, there won't be a formal program for her birthday in Dhaka. Sheikh Rehana was married to Professor Shafique Ahmed Siddique, and they have two children: a son (and two daughters). Radwan Mujib Siddique, their son, is an international organization trustee and is also a trustee for the Centre for Research and Information (CRI) of Awami League. Their daughter Tulip Siddique, a Labour Party MP in British Parliament is Azmina Siddique Rupani who is Global Risks Analysis Editor at London-based Control Risks. Bangabandhu's entire household, including his two daughters, was brutally murdered by disgruntled soldiers on the fateful night August 15, 1975.

Feni embankment collapse flooding seven villages

Seven villages of Fulgazi upazila in Feni district were submerged when the flood control embankment along River Muhuri collapsed. This caused damage to crops and homes. The river flowed 140cm higher than its danger level, cutting off roads communications to Parshuram areas. Sources from the upazila administration as well as the Water Development Board (WDB), stated that the flooding of water across the border caused damage to the Jaipur point in Fulgazi Sadar Union's embankment. According to them, the floods brought Fulgazi Sadar Union and West Ghaniamora, East Ghaniamora & Kismat Ghaniamoa under water. This caused huge damage to houses and crops. Nurul Islam, chairman Fulgazi Union Parishad, said that floodwaters flooded into villages through the damaged sections of the Jaipur embankment in sadar union. Abdur Rahim, an East Ghania Mora Village resident, stated that his homestead was inundated. All of our crops have been destroyed. Zahir Uddin (executive engineer at WDB Feni) s