When people were celebrating the Pohela Boishakh on 14 April’15, gangs of men assaulted and sexually harassed women at Suhrawardy Uddyan and some parts of Dhaka University campus. To protest this crime, Nilphamari Nari Jogajog Kendra (NJK) organized human chain and submitted memorandum to Minister of Child and Women Affairs ministry through DC, Nilphamari for punishment of criminals on 22 April 2015 supported by USS & Diakonia Bangladesh.
Hundreds of people including adolescents, Children, students stood in human chain at 11:00 am at Chaorongi More, Nilphamari town. Some other organizations also joined this event willingly including Polashbari Girls high school. On the occasion of this event organizer and guests gave speech. They were Convener of NJK Advocate Layla Anjumanara, Principal of Moshiur Rahaman Degree College Md. Sarower Hossain, Ex Upazila Mohila Vice Chairman Dawlat Jahan Chabi, Ad. Alpona Rekha Roy, Project Coordinator Kanis Fatema, Reporter Rini Sarker and others. After completing human chain they submitted memorandum to Deputy Commissioner Md. Jakir Hossain in his office.
Reported by: Kanis Fatema, PC, PGELKPI, USS