Nor'wester victims receive relief

Lakshmipur Zilla Parishad Chairman Mohammad Shahjahan provided food and financial aid to the victims of the ‘Kalbaishakhi’ storm in the district on Tuesday afternoon.

He visited the house of a day laborer Hashem in Lamchari area of the district town on Tuesday afternoon and handed over monetary and food assistance to the affected family. The chairman later assured them of more financial support from the council for repairing the house.

District council member Sakhawat Hossain Arif and former Chhatra League Earlier, on Friday April 24, the family's only home was completely destroyed in a severe ‘Kalbaishakhi’ storm. 

Nine people, including women and children of the same family, were injured when they were crushed under the house. More than 50 houses, several educational and religious institutions were destroyed on the day during the storm.