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05:44 PM, February 25, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:12 PM, February 25, 2017

Man who planted 50,000 trees

Abdus Samad Sheikh, 60, cannot sleep peacefully at night if he doesn't plant a tree every day.

Samad, who lives in Vagondanga village in Aliabad union in Faridpur Sadar upazila has planted around 50,000 trees over the past 48 years. A nature lover by passion, Samad earns around Tk 100 every day by pulling rickshaw in Faridpur, which he spends on buying essentials for his family and at least one plant a day.  

To know more about this passionate tree lover watch the video from Star Live! 

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