Teachers, students and members of the civil society including leaders expressed their commitment of forging social resistance against terrorism and militancy.
Parents and guardians also expressed their solidarity of working together to combat any bid of militancy, extremism and radicalization. They also raised their voice against the crimes spontaneously.
They came with the commitment while addressing a counter terrorism and militancy session at Nezampur High School under Nachole Upazila on 26 February, reports BSS.
Agriculture Sustainable and Socio-Economic Development Organization (ASSEDO) organized the session in association with countering radicalization of religious ideologies through edutainment and youth engagement project.
The project is being implemented in the area with financial support from High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh with aims of creating mass-awareness against the crimes.
More than 150 students both boys and girls accompanied by teachers, guardians and public representatives joined the programme. They were given ideas on how to prevent and resist terrorism and militancy collectively.
Nachole Upazila Chairman Abdul Kader and Nezampur Union Parisahd Member Abul Kalam Azad addressed the session as guest of honour with Headmaster of the school Zahir Uddin as the chair.
ASSEDO Executive Director Rabiul Alam and Programme Manager Ajahar Ali addressed the meeting as focal speakers.
The speakers mentioned that Islam is a religion of peace. Islam never supports terrorism and militancy like social crimes.
They mentioned that when the country is marching forward under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, some vested interests groups are trying to make an obstacle with ulterior motives.
They urged the participating students and others to disseminate their ideas and knowledge acquired from the training to the public in general so that crimes could be eradicated from the society.