Ignoring extreme chilly, rain or storm, the information of the nation reaches the arms of the folks each day earlier than the dawn. However none needs to know who carry out this activity constantly. They don’t get anybody beside them throughout any disaster. They’re none however hawkers— one of many protagonists of the newspaper.
Bashundhara Group, one of many main enterprise conglomerates of the nation, has promised to face by the heroes working behind the media.
Bashundhara will keep beside greater than 15,000 newspaper hawkers of the nation in any want, together with accident and sickness.
Bashundhara Group Managing Director (MD) Sayem Sobhan Anvir made the announcement at a view alternate assembly held at his residence in Bashundhara Residential Space of the capital Wednesday afternoon.
Earlier, leaders of newspaper hawkers, brokers and transport affiliation raised their issues to Sayem Sobhan Anvir.
The Managing Director of Bashundhara Group handed over donations to the leaders of Dhaka Newspaper Hawkers’ Multipurpose Cooperative Society Restricted, Newspaper Hawkers’ Welfare Multipurpose Cooperative Society Restricted, Newspaper Distributors’ Multipurpose Cooperative Society Restricted, Bangladesh Newspaper Agent Affiliation and Bangladesh Newspaper Transport Affiliation.
Making a pledge to remain beside the newspaper brokers and hawkers and staff, Anvir stated, “Bashundhara Group will keep beside the newspaper staff and hawkers in any want, together with medical help. In case of demise of a newspaper hawker, the household will obtain a grant of Tk 1 lakh. This grant will proceed so long as Bashundhara Group exists.”
Addressing the hawkers, he stated “Each one in every of you is sort of a member of my household. Going through all impediments and ignoring rains and storms, you hand over the newspaper to the folks. So, you will see that me by your aspect in case of any want.”
Listening to this announcement, the happiness of hawkers’ leaders Abdus Salam, Hanif Mia, Mohammad Rafiq and Abed Ali beggared description.
“Now it appears that there’s somebody for us. Bashundhara Group will stand beside us in case of any emergency. Might Allah bless Managing Director of Bashundhara Group and his relations. All of the hawkers are very pleased with the initiative.”
Terming the announcement time-befitting, Mohammad Abdul Mannan, President of Dhaka Newspaper Hawkers’ Multipurpose Cooperative Society Restricted, stated, “None within the historical past of the nation’s newspapers had ever stood by the hawkers previous to Bashundhara Group. Sayem Sobhan Anvir has taken a spot within the minds of over 15,000 hawkers by his announcement right now.”
Abu Bakar Siddique, normal secretary of the Bangladesh Newspaper Agent Affiliation, stated “Brokers and hawkers aren’t evaluated for his or her works. Hawkers don’t get any help even when anybody faces accident or turns into sick throughout work. Even when a hawker dies whereas working, nobody stands by his household. So, hawkers throughout the nation at the moment are very pleased with this announcement which can immensely encourage hawkers to ship higher efficiency.”
Akhter Hossain Rintu, president of Bangladesh Newspaper Transport Affiliation, stated “On this current context, Bashundhara Group has turn into a real pal of the newspaper hawkers. Alternatively, hawkers are prepared to face beside the biggest enterprise conglomerate.”
Imdadul Haque Milan, Director of East West Media Group Restricted and eminent author, Mohammad Golam, Chief Coordinator to Bashundhara Group Managing Director and Billal Hossain Montu, head of circulation of the day by day Bangladesh Pratidin, had been current on the event.