Probe attack on Chakma Palli
Demand educationalists, politicians and indigenous leaders
Safety, equal right for minorities demanded
They held prime minister Sheikh Hasina and foreign minister Dipu Moni responsible for continuous repressions on the country’s minorities due to their ‘callousness’ in taking punitive action against the tormentors of the minorities.
Gono Oikkya committee convener Pankaj Bhattacharya asked the government to ensure ‘exemplary’ punishment of the perpetrators of the incidents and the law enforcers involved with it.
Bangladesh Adivasi Forum general secretary Sanjeeb Drong presided over the rally, also addressed, among others, by DU anthropology professor SKS Arefin, mass communication and journalism teacher Rubayet Ferdous, Institute for Environment and Development executive director Noman Ahmed Khan and Manusher Jonno Foundation programme manager Wasiur Rahman Tonmoy.