Human Chain demand justice for Musharrat Jahan Munia in Sherpur

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Md Musharaf Hossain in Sherpur:

A human chain on Thursday demanded to stop violence against women and assurance of legal protection of women was formed in Sherpur.

The human chain also demanded a proper investigation and speedy trial of the death of freedom fighter’s daughter Musharrat Jahan Munia as well as justice for all incidents of violence against women in the country.

The human chain was formed in front of the central Shaheed Minar in the Chawkbazar area of Sherpur district town on Thursday. The district women’s council and civic organization Janaudyog jointly formed the human chain.

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad Sherpur district treasurer Neero Shamsur Nahar presided and Janaudyogs’ convener Abul Kalam Azad conducted the human chain.

Sherpur Press Club President Sharifur Rahman, Sherpur sadar upazila communist party president Solaiman Ahmed, Bangladesh mahila parishad Sherpur district organizing secretary Irin Parveen, Sherpur District Debate Federation (SDDF) GS Imtiaz Chowdhury Shybal, IP Fellow of IED tribal leader Sumanta Barman, Pratibha Nandi Tithi president of Nari Raktadan Sangstha and many others spoke on the occasion.

Bangladesh Mahila Parishad Sherpur District Branch, Institute for Environment and Development (IED), Nari Raktadan Sangstha, Sherpur District Adivasi Samaj Unnayan Sangstha, Sherpur District Hijra Kalyan Sangstha, Sherpur District Barman Chhatra Parishad, Human Rights Defender Forum (HRD), Participated in the human chain.

The speakers recently demanded a proper investigation and trial into the death of Musharat Jahan Munia, allegedly tortured by Bashundhara Group Managing Director (MD) Sayem Sobhan Anvir.

They expressed concern over the untimely death of the child of a heroic freedom fighter. Proper investigation is required to ensure speedy punishment of those involved by quickly revealing whether it was murder or suicide.