Anwar Ali Himu | The Daily Star
  • Anwar Ali Himu

  • Rice Procurement by Govt: Lists of farmers raise questions

    Two government lists of farmers as Boro paddy suppliers are not what they look like. Many of them are anything but farmers. They include shopkeepers, a contractor and even a former city councillor engaged in a profession other than paddy cultivation.
  • Govt mulling rice export

    Rice Procurement: Farmers’ presence thin at govt depot

    A flurry of activity yesterday afternoon set the Local Supply Depot at Mohonpur apart from other depots in Rajshahi. While farmers were found reluctant to take paddy to most depots, some half a dozen labourers were seen at the Mohonpur depot, unloading sacks of paddy from a truck.