The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has distributed blankets among 1,000 poor and underprivileged people to protect them from the cold bites during the current winter season.
RAB-5 hosted the blanket distribution ceremony at Kasiadanga College playground under Kasiadanga Police Station in Rajshahi metropolis on Tuesday. RAB Director General (DG) Khurshid Hossain accompanied by his Additional Director General (ADG-Operation) Col Kamrul Hassan and Commanding Officer (CO) of RAB-5 Lt Col Riaz Shahrier distributed the blankets.
Speaking on the occasion, Khurshid Hossain said the RAB always remains beside people in their need side by side with combating crimes and maintaining law and order. Such type of humanitarian assistance will continue in the days to come.
He also said the present government under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been extending need-based support to mitigate the existing plights of the cold stricken people.
He also urged the richer sections of the society and other volunteers and philanthropic organizations and corporate bodies to stand beside the cold-hit people in the region with helping hands.