A small initiative of the Prime Minister has changed the life of a couple in Bogra. When news of the plight of poor rickshaw puller Ferdous Mondal and his highly educated wife was published in the media, the prime minister noticed. Later, the Prime Minister took a personal initiative to inquire about them and provided various assistance including a job arrangement in a good quality educational institution.
Rickshaw driver Ferdous Mondal of Bagbari area of Gabtali upazila of the district. Married Simanur Khatun about 14 years ago. As his wife Simanur was interested in reading and writing, he admitted him to Bogra Azizul Haque College after completing Madrasah. Simanur Khatun earned his post-graduation degree after accepting hardships in a stressful life.
Ferdous Mondal said, ‘He was very interested in education. I used to teach him education even though it was difficult. Today the Prime Minister gave him a job. I am very happy.’
By teaching at BRAC pre-primary school, Simanur used to get 2 thousand 700 taka at the end of the month. The family of 4 was struggling with the income of her husband and herself. The news of the suffering of the highly educated wife of the rickshaw puller husband came to the notice of the Prime Minister. He directed the District Commissioner to rehabilitate them. Simanur Khatun was appointed as a teacher at Collectorate School and College, one of the educational institutions of Bogra. Get freelancing gift laptop.
Simanur Khatun said, ‘My family situation was very bad. Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina heard this and gave me a good job.’
Besides, Simanur’s husband was given Tk 25 thousand for a rickshaw and 2 bundles of cotton for building a house.
Deputy Commissioner of Bogra Saiful Islam said, “Honorable Prime Minister has instructed us that we have to address wherever such people or helpless marginal people are in distress in the remote areas. That’s how we are trying to address.’
Simanur and her husband want to educate their two sons and daughters in higher education by teaching them to read.