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Hilly Multi-purpose Cooperative Society sends relief to Sajek victims

News No. 114/2008, June 20, 2008

The Hilly Multi-purpose Cooperative Society, a Chittagong-based socio-cultural organisation of the Jummas, sent relief for the Sajek arson victims Friday.

A 15-member team led by Nani Jibon Chakma, president of the HMCS left for Dighinala today. The team will hand over the relief materials to the representatives of the victims in Dighinala.

The team also included five members from the HMCS – Sunil Chakma, Kollol Chakma, Tapan Chakma, Nation Chakma and Shanti Bikash Chakma – and nine Buddhist monks.

Of the Buddhist monks included in the relief team, two are from Hill Chadigang Temple, two from Rangamati Moitree Vihar and one each from Fatikchari Bouddha Vihar, Cement Crossing Buddhist Temple and Agrabad Biswa Moitree Bouddha Vihar, Chittagong. Another two monks joined them in Khagrachari.

The team will hand over cash Taka 25 thousand and 40 sacks of clothes to the representatives of the Sajek victims. Additionally, it will give each affected Jumma family three saplings – one of mahogany, one of litchi and one of Belgium tree (?).

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