The distribution of blankets among the cold hit distressed people has been continuing in the district. District Relief and Rehabilitation Office (DRRO) sources said, district administration so far distributed 71,050 blankets among the distressed people in all 13 Upazilas of the district. The blankets were distributed as gift of Prime Minister Sheik Hasina.
DRRO Sanuar Hosain told BSS that blankets were distributes under the supervision of the upazila administration. Sources said, of the total distributed blankets 5390 in Sadar upzila, 4900 in Muktagacha, 6370 in Phulbaria, 5880 in Trishal, 5390 Bhaluka , 7350 in Gafargeon, 6370 in Nandail, 5390 Ishwargonj, 4900 in Gouripur, 4900 in Tarakanda, 4900 Phulpur, 5880 in Haluaghat and 3430 in Dobaura upazila of the district.
Besides, a total of 4900 blankets were distributed among the cold hit distressed people in 10 Pourashavas of the district so far, DRRO said. After getting the blankets, the beneficiaries have expressed gratefulness to the Prime Minister for her gift like blankets.