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Rehabilitation of hawkers demanded

Staff Correspondent     18th May, 2017 10:53:35 printer

Rehabilitation of hawkers demanded

Hawker leaders on Thursday urged the government to develop guideline for their rehabilitation before evicting them from footpaths.


Bangladesh Hawkers Union (BHU) placed their demand at a hawkers’ rally in front of Jatiya Press Club in the capital, says a news release.


Communist Party President Mujahidul Islam Selim addressed the event as the chief guest while Bangladesh Tarikat Federation  secretary general MA Auwal, Hawker’s Union advisor Hazrat Ali spoke, among others, with BHU convener Abdul Hashim Kabir in the chair.


Mujahidul Islam Selim said the government should introduce registration system for ‘legal hawkers’ and consider giving them an opportunity to sell things in the streets during the month of holy Ramadan ahead of the biggest Muslim festival Eid-ul-fitr.