National Legal Aid Day today
National Legal Aid Day will be observed today across the country in order to make people aware of the government providing legal assistance to the poor, insolvent, and destitute justice-seekers.
The law ministry has organised a programme in Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the capital on the occasion, where Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will speak as the chief guest.
Talk-shows, discussions, and blood donation camps will be held across the country, said a press release.
On Wednesday, Law Minister Anisul Huq said 2.31 lakh people had got legal aid and 1.66 lakh received financial assistance through 64 legal aid offices since 2009.