The first case of Kovid-19 was reported in Bangladesh on March 6, 2020 and the first death occurred on March 16, 2020. For the next two months, the number of daily detections was in the range of 3 digits, which increased to the highest.
Barrister Selim Altaf George, a member of the Presidium of the Bangladesh Awami Juba League and a member of the Standing Committee on Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, has been lauded for standing by the people of the area from the very beginning in the disaster of coronavirus.
He has been searching for people in crisis in his parliamentary constituency every day since the outbreak of corona. Not only himself, but also the leaders and workers of the party have been brought to this work. The people of the area are praising his initiative during the disaster.
Kushtia (Khoksa-Kumakhali) upazila with Kushtia-4 seats. In this seat, MP Selim Altaf George is distributing government relief assistance as well as relief to people in crisis due to corona infection on private initiative.
After the coronavirus infection started in the country, MP George started to make the people of his area aware. During this time he had several meetings with the local administration to decide what to do. After the announcement of the lockdown, he started providing food aid to the distressed people, which continues.
At present, due to the increase in the incidence of corona in Kushtia district and adjoining districts, on an urgent basis in his selected area (Khoksa-Kumarkhali) Upazila Health Complex Oxygen Cylinder, Oximeter, Oxygen Cylinder Refill and for Khoksa Upazila Health Complex Tk. Allocation of government medicines. And he is providing oxygen cylinders to the patients in two upazilas every day at his own expense.
In this regard, Member of Parliament Barrister Selim Altaf George said, “I have stood by the people following the instructions of the Prime Minister.” I am by the side of the people in the same way they went to the door to ask for votes.
“If administration officials can work on the ground, why can’t we, the people’s representatives?” All the people’s representatives should be by the side of the people now while maintaining physical distance.
He said that besides government assistance, he is also providing food assistance to the needy people.
Source: ODHIKAR by www.odhikar.news.
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