Declaration of Child Marriage Free Union

Last Modified: 16 February 2015

Luxmichap union is declared child marriage free union dated on 14th February, 2015 by honorable minister Asaduzzaman Noor, ministry of cultural affairs. The declaration ceremony was chaired by Sabet Ali, UNO of Nilphamari Sadar upazila. In the beginning chief guest of the ceremony honorable minister inaugurated a display where written “from now on Luxmichap union is declared as child marriage free union”. In the declaration ceremony especial guests was Md. Zakir Hossain- District Commissioner of Nilphamari district, Advocate momtazul Houque, Administrator, Nilphamari Zila Parishad, Md. Hafizur Rasid Manju, president of Chairmans forum, Nilpahamri, Abujar Rahman, Chairman, Upazila Parishad, Dewan Kamal Ahmed-Mayor, Pourashova, Arifa Sultana Lovely, vice chairman, Dr. Hrisikesh Sarker, Program unit manager, Plan International Bangladesh, Alauddin Ali executive director of USS, Nurrunnahar Begum, district women affairs department, Shahzahan Pasa, Police officer in-charge Nilphamari.

In the speech of chief guest minister said that “child marriage is Child marriage is a curse in our society and keeping backward women to put contribution in the country. So we have to stop child marriage and make the child assets”. About 5000 audiences were present in the program carrying their banners and festoons with the slogan no more child marriage and welcome declaration by honorable minister. USS is playing a very important role through organizing TFD show in the community. I am very much shocked in the last scenario of the TDF where the girl put to death, it is grate work and method to aware the mass people”, thus Dewan Kamal Ahmed, Mayor of Pourashova expressed his feelings in the declaration ceremony.


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