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Monday, January 13, 2014

Hindu people living in anxiety in Gaibandha

Source: Dhaka Tribune



Many families have already taken shelter at their relative houses to save their lives plus honour

Fearing further attacks by anti-liberation forces, people of Hindu community have been living life with grave anxiety.
Male persons of Hindu families have started patrolling villages with lethal weapons to protect themselves from Jamaat-Shibir attacks, locals said.
Many families have already taken shelter at their relative houses to save their lives plus honour. 
Principal Paresh Chandra Saha, president of the Bangladesh Hindu, Boudha, Khristan Oikya Parishad, said the miscreants also continued issuing threat to the minority families of Sundarganj, Sadullapur, Palashbari and Gobindaganj upazilas so that they could not dare to go to polling centres during re-elections scheduled to be held on January 16.
A Hindu man was killed and 28 incidence of violence had taken place in Sadar, Sundarganj, Sadullapur, Palashbari and Gobindaganj upazilas of the district during pre and post-poll violence, says a press release issued by Bangladesh Hindu, Boudha, Khristan Oikya Parishad, district unit.
The miscreants allegedly belong to anti-liberation Jamaat-Shibir conducted their destructive activities through attacking the Hindu families, vandalising their houses and furniture, looting properties and setting fire to it during the period, leaving the minorities panicked.
The anti-liberation forces also beat two presiding officers, Kanti Bhuson Barmon and Mukul Chandra Borman, while they were going to polling centres with electoral materials the day before election.
Now, they are undergoing treatment at Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
Besides, the fanatics also exploded two crude bombs at the homesteads of two minority families on the Election Day in a bid to create panic among Hindus, said the release.
Apart from it, Satendranath Borman of Kachdaha village under Ramjibon union of Sundarganj upazila was beaten to death allegedly by Jamaat-Shibir men after the January-5 election.
Hindu people urged the government to take immediate measures to protect the Hindus and their properties by taking stern actions against the people involved in the attacks without any delay.
Meanwhile, cultural activists formed a human chain on Town Hall premises in Mymensingh town yesterday morning, protesting communal violence on Hindus across the country. Mymensingh Theatre Association organised the event.
They also demanded immediate arrest of the attackers to bring them to book.
Convener of Mymensingh Theatre Association and Secretary of Bahurupi Natya Sangstha Shahadat Hossain Khan Hilu, among others, addressed the programme.

Many families have already taken shelter at their relative houses to save their lives plus honour

Fearing further attacks by anti-liberation forces, people of Hindu community have been living life with grave anxiety.
Male persons of Hindu families have started patrolling villages with lethal weapons to protect themselves from Jamaat-Shibir attacks, locals said.
Many families have already taken shelter at their relative houses to save their lives plus honour.
Principal Paresh Chandra Saha, president of the Bangladesh Hindu, Boudha, Khristan Oikya Parishad, said the miscreants also continued issuing threat to the minority families of Sundarganj, Sadullapur, Palashbari and Gobindaganj upazilas so that they could not dare to go to polling centres during re-elections scheduled to be held on January 16.
A Hindu man was killed and 28 incidence of violence had taken place in Sadar, Sundarganj, Sadullapur, Palashbari and Gobindaganj upazilas of the district during pre and post-poll violence, says a press release issued by Bangladesh Hindu, Boudha, Khristan Oikya Parishad, district unit.
The miscreants allegedly belong to anti-liberation Jamaat-Shibir conducted their destructive activities through attacking the Hindu families, vandalising their houses and furniture, looting properties and setting fire to it during the period, leaving the minorities panicked.
The anti-liberation forces also beat two presiding officers, Kanti Bhuson Barmon and Mukul Chandra Borman, while they were going to polling centres with electoral materials the day before election.
Now, they are undergoing treatment at Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
Besides, the fanatics also exploded two crude bombs at the homesteads of two minority families on the Election Day in a bid to create panic among Hindus, said the release.
Apart from it, Satendranath Borman of Kachdaha village under Ramjibon union of Sundarganj upazila was beaten to death allegedly by Jamaat-Shibir men after the January-5 election.
Hindu people urged the government to take immediate measures to protect the Hindus and their properties by taking stern actions against the people involved in the attacks without any delay.
Meanwhile, cultural activists formed a human chain on Town Hall premises in Mymensingh town yesterday morning, protesting communal violence on Hindus across the country. Mymensingh Theatre Association organised the event.
They also demanded immediate arrest of the attackers to bring them to book.
Convener of Mymensingh Theatre Association and Secretary of Bahurupi Natya Sangstha Shahadat Hossain Khan Hilu, among others, addressed the programme.
- See more at: http://www.dhakatribune.com/law-amp-rights/2014/jan/14/hindu-people-living-anxiety-gaibandha#sthash.myi51hkR.dpuf

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