520 poor to get houses, land

Bhola Correspondent | Published: 01:18, Jan 18,2021


Bhola deputy commissioner Masud Alam Siddique inspects the construction of tin-shed houses for homeless people at Bhola sadar on Sunday. — New Age photo

As a many as 520 landless and homeless families, widows and peoples with disabilities in Bhola will get houses and land as gift from the prime minister on the occasion of Mujib Barsha.

Bhola deputy commissioner Masud Alam Siddique said on Sunday that e-namjari of the houses and the pieces of land had been completed and painting work of the houses was going on.

Bhola sadar assistant commissioner (land) Md Abu Abdullah Khan said that each of the semi-pukka houses had 2 rooms, kitchen, a veranda and a bathroom. The construction cost of each house has been estimated at Tk 1,61,000.

There 162 houses have been built in Bhola Sadar, 42 in Daulatkhan, 28 in Borhanuddin, 20 in Lalmohan, 18 in Tajumuddin, 30 in Char Fasson and 200 houses have been built in Monpura upazila.

Bhola sadar upazila executive officer Md Mizanur Rahman said that 30 workers had been working every day to ready the houses soon.

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