Magura FFs not getting monthly allowance for three months

Dhaka,  Thu,  25 May 2017
Published : 13 Mar 2017, 21:16:04 | Updated : 13 Mar 2017, 21:17:41
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Magura FFs not getting monthly allowance for three months

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MAGURA, Mar 13: The freedom fighters (FFs) of the district are not getting the fixed monthly allowance for the last three months.

District social services office, Magura, sources said 1,611 poor FFs of four upazilas - Sadar, Sreepur, Mohammadpur and Shalikha -- of the district are entitled to get Tk 10,000 monthly allowance by the government.

Abdul Hai, an FF of Parla area under Sadar upazila, said the allowance is the only source of his living. He has to meet up all his daily necessity with it. "Right now I am in a miserable condition. The government should take necessary steps in this connection," he said

Humayun Kabir, another FF of Islampur area, said the authority concerned is busy in scrutinising the list of the FFs of the district. It is said that the FFs have to wait till the completion of the scrutinising work.

Deputy Director of the district social service department Sheikh Mahenul Haque said they are trying their level best to provide the due allowances.

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