CPRMB hosts meeting with Bangladesh Rights Group
Ansar Ahmed Ullah
London: In a rare event and campaign for the religious minorities in Bangladesh, ‘Campaign for the Protection of Religious Minorities in Bangladesh’ (CPRMB) hosted a meeting with Bangladesh rights group on 11 July.
Chaired by Mr. Devasish Das. president of CPRMB, the meeting was addressed by Mr. Kajal Debnath, presidium member and spokesman of ‘Bangladesh Hindu Bauddha Christian Oikya Parishad’ (BHBCOP), Mr. Swapan Saha, presidium member of BHBCOP and President of Jaganath Alumni Association, Mr Milon Datta, president of ‘Bangladesh Puja Udhjaphan Parishad’ and a presidium member of BHBCOP, Mr. J L Bhowmick a presidium member of BHBCOP and a prominent social activist.
Mrs. Pushpita Gupta ex-President of CPRMB shared her experience of a recent trip to Bangladesh. The two-and half-hour long meeting highlighted the persecution of the religious minorities and all attendees expressed their interest to work jointly in future. The meeting also appreciated some of the positive steps taken by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the safety of the religious minorities.
Both the parties expressed their deep satisfaction about the outcome of the meeting. The meeting was conducted by Mr. Ajit Saha Secretary of CPRMB. CPRMB will take part in a seminar at the House of Commons in October where members of UK parliament and ministers of Bangladesh Government are expected to join.