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  • Poor road affects goods transport

    An 11-kilometre-long portion of the highway connecting Burimari land port with Lalmonirhat via Patgram is in such a state that at least five to six trucks break down there every day.
  • Lalmonirhat Farmer Runs School for Special Children

    Of a farmer with passion for education

    Abdur Rashid is a marginal farmer revered and respected for a completely different role he has been playing for the last nine years in the remote village of Lalmonirhat's Dakkhin Dalgram Parshurampara.
  • Uttama, an inspiration for female entrepreneurs

    The farm had only one cow and a hundred chickens. Now, ten years later, it has 75 hybrid dairy cows, 20 goats, 6 thousand chickens and 200 pigeons. The farm now spans over 11 acres of land in three separate plots where special grass for livestock, fruits, flower and spices are also grown.
  • Youth at 90

    Ninety-year-old Language Movement veteran Abdul Quader Bhasani still works hard at his spice field amid enthusiasm while most people in his age stay indoors and live a passive life.
  • A laudable initiative for maternal care

    The Sindurna char in Lalmonirhat that once saw at least three maternal deaths in a year is now free of the menace, thanks to the free of cost prenatal services being arranged in the remote char.
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