On 29 November Bangladesh Krishok Federation organized a mobilization in Barisal district town demanding the Khasland distribution among the landless men and women in the district.
Presided over by Bangladesh Krishok Federation Barisal District Committee President Harun Bhandari, Bangladesh Kishani Sabha Barisal District Committee President Mitu Begum, Bangladesh Krishok Federation Barisal District Secretary Halim Mahuri, District committee member Abdul Jabber, Moni Begum, Hira Begum, among others, addressed the meeting.
The speakers demanded to the government to recover all the Khas abandoned land and distribute them among the landless men and women in the district. They also demanded permanent settlement of the land occupied by the landless people in Rasulpur near Barisal city. They also demanded the removal of the illegal land grabbers from the Khasland.
The participants of the landless people were much encouraged by the mobilization. They reaffirmed their commitment to the struggle. There were 40 percent female in the participants.
They expressed their pledges to continue the struggle until the final goal is achieved.
ASM Badrul Alam