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Menon outraged at move against female UNOs attending FFs’ funerals

  • Published at 05:19 pm June 14th, 2021
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File photo of Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon Focus Bangla

A parliamentary panel on Sunday recommended finding alternatives to female UNOs’ presence during the guard of honour given to deceased freedom fighters

Workers Partyesident Rashed Khan Menon has expressed his resentment on a parliamentary standing committee for recommending finding alternatives to female upazila nirbahi officers’ (UNO) presence during the guard of honour ceremonies given to deceased freedom fighters.

“Such humiliation [to females] cannot be acceptable,” he lamented, while participating in the discussion on the proposed budget for 2021-22 fiscal in the House on Monday.

Such a recommendation, he claimed, is tantamount to humiliating women who sacrificed their lives and were subjected to rape during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.

The panel on the Liberation War Affairs Ministry on Sunday recommended taking necessary measures to find alternatives to a female UNO’s presence during the guard of honour given to valiant freedom fighters after their deaths.

The recommendation was made in a meeting at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with ruling Awami League lawmaker and former shipping minister Shajahan Khan in the chair.

A lawmaker from Dhaka-8 constituency, Menon in his speech said that although the finance minister mentioned about the economic progress in his budget, it is also true that structural weakness and corruption in the health sector has been exposed for the last one year.

Being critical of the budget which imposed VAT on private universities, he said: "The proposed budget is businessman-friendly." 

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