This bridge over the Pona river is of no use to the locals in Jhalakathi’s Rajapur upazila because there are no roads to access it. The bridge has been in this state since it was constructed four years ago.
Photo: KM Habibur Rahman
Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury being given a portrait of himself by Dhaka University Professor Emeritus Serajul Islam Choudhury and Samakal Editor Mozammel Hossain at an event yesterday as Samakal Publisher and Newspaper Owners’ Association of Bangladesh President AK Azad and Channel 24 Chief Executive Officer Tarun Chakrabarty look on. Bangla daily Samakal and Channel 24 jointly organised the programme -- “Samakal-Channel 24 Gunijan Sammanana 2023” -- at Times Media Bhaban in the capital. At the event, Dr Zafrullah was felicitated for his lifelong contributions to the Liberation War, health sector and social service. . Photo: Star