Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigosthi produced hand sanitisers in their office premises, and distributed them among the labourers in Dhaka city recently in the Press Club and Paltan areas. General Secretary Jamshed Anwar Topon, members of the Editorial Board, Arif Noor and Mizanur Rahman Sumon among others were present at the time.
Districts branches of Udichi have started various activities across the country, such as distributing hand sanitisers, awareness campaigns and relief distribution among the working labourers.
Members of the Udichi have made hand sanitisers at their offices on Topkhana Road since the start of the coronavirus outbreak. According to Udichi, they will continue hand sanitiser delivery and awareness activities as long as these poor and helpless people are working to earn their daily bread. Udichi is distributing food and other necessary items to the poor and underprivileged workers across the country.
Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigosthi was established by Satyen Sen and Ranesh Das Gupta on October 29 in 1968, in the wake of the mass uprising against autocracy. The cultural organisation aims to raise awareness through activities comprised of music, theatre, dance, fine arts and literature. The organisation has branches across the country and foreign branches in the USA, England, Australia, Canada and France.