Homeless couple gets new home finally

Published : 19 Feb 2022 09:01 PM

Tarash Upazila Nirbahi Officer and representatives of voluntary organization Safe Human Life handed over a new house to Ruhul Amin and Rehna couple.

Ruhul Amin’s house is in Sardar Para of Digharia village in Baruhas union of Tarash upazila of Sirajganj district. The homeless couple Ruhul Amin and Rehena had been living a miserable life by digging a hole in the ground and building a house in that hole for more than one and half decade.  They got a new house after the news was published in different dailies.

On Saturday, the formalities of the new house of the homeless Ruhul Amin and Rehena Khatun were completed. Tarash Upazila Executive Officer was present at the time Md. Mezbaul Karim, Founder Director of the voluntary organization Safe Human Life Saiful Al Helal, Rajshahi Divisional Project Coordinator of Safe Human Life Md. Abdul Quader Biplob, Sirajganj district coordinator Md. Ujjal Hossain etc.

Tarash Upazila Executive Officer Md. Mejbaul Karim said that an investigation was carried out on Thursday (February 3) after the news about the inhuman life of the homeless couple Ruhul Amin and Rehna was published in various newspapers. Then from the office of Sirajganj deputy commissioner Tk 20000 and from Tarash upazila administration Tk 2000 provided to him.

Saiful Al Helal, the founding director of the voluntary organization Safe Human Life, said, “A tin house has been constructed for the homeless couple Ruhal Amin and Rehna.”

Tarash police officer in charge (OC) said Md. Fazle Ashiq said the police department was aware of the tragic life story of the homeless couple Ruhul Amin and Rehna. We have already inspected their position. The Bangladesh Police Department is thinking of helping the helpless family. 

Local residents of Digharia Sardar Para expressed their happiness over the Ruhul Amin and Rehena Khatun’s new house. Meanwhile, Ruhul Amin and Rehena are very happy to get a new house. The couple said a news item changed our fortunes. I could not have imagined that I would get such a beautiful house so soon. Today I got a good house to stay. I never thought I would be at home in my life. We are very happy. After many hardships, our sorrow came to an end. We will pray for you as long as we live. Due to the lack of houses before, everyone had to sleep in silence, including the cold of storms and rains.