It was a beautiful evening at the lawn of liberation war museum. The program marked a milestone in Bhobodoho project implementation. The money raised for the water logged students of Bhobodoho area to help them sit for the HSC exam was handed over to the local partner of Drishtipat, Daily Jugantor. The simple but very rich program was arranged by DP’s partner Ain o Shalish kendro and DP BUET chapter. Jugantor, in turn, will with the help of their local forum will hand over the money to respective students.

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Guests singing the national anthem. Standing L to R Dr Jafor Iqbal, Dr Yasmin Haq, ASK activist, Mrs Mashud, General Hasan Mashud, Jugantor editor Golar Sarwar, Jugantor Deputy editor S Sardar, Political leader Shirin Akhter.

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Lively discussion.

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Check handover.

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The audience.

More details from Ashfaq

The program started off at exactly 6:30 p.m.
6:30 – National Anthem – the full national anthem – the lady from ASK was
amazing. Brilliantly done
6:33 – Tanim’s intro on the program. Since I checked the script he wrote – it
was good.
6:36 – Rumi bhai’s speech – gave a very brief description of Dristipat and its
history. Precise and short.
6:39 – Roney bhai’s speech – touched on the DP Va chapter and its efforts.
mentioned what was the original goals, acknowledged BUET, BRAC, Chetona.
Described the fund raising and future efforts.
6:53 – Documentary – was a very good demonstration
6:57 – Baikuntha Bihari Ray’s speech. His speech to me sounded genuine and
touched the real problems with very real examples.
7:07 – Shukriti Mondol – A coordinator of Bhobodoho nagorik shonghoti Parisad.
just told us what has been done by them.
7:09 – Zafar Iqbal – gave a short and witty description on what he has seen and
what should be done for the people Bhobodoho.
7:16 – Lt. gen. Hasan Mashhud Chowdhury – a mere two minutes that covered what
we can do, what we must not expect others do. very short but very precise.
7:18 – cheque handover – Golam Sarwar, SKC, MZI, HMC was present on the stage.
7:20 – Golam Sarwar – touched on a few points of how the money was going to be
distributed.
7:25 – SKC – Concluded the program by thanking everyone and asked all involved
to stay true to the goals that have been set.
7:30 – Conclusion of the program.

Reporters from Janakantha, Channel I, Dailiy Star, Sangbad, Jugantor were
present.