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100pc electricity in Gangachara soon: Ranga

RANGPUR, May 22, 2018 (BSS) - State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Mashiur Rahman Ranga has said there would be 100 percent electricity coverage in Gangachara upazila by 2018.

"As per pledge of the present government, not a single village would remain without electricity," Ranga said at an Iftar and Doa mahfil held on Gangachara Degree College ground on Monday evening as the chief guest.

Gangachara upazila unit of Jatiya Party (JP) organised the function with its President Md Shamsul Alam in the chair.

"The present government led by Prime Minsiter Sheikh Hasina is working relentlessly to reach electricity to every house by 2018," Ranga said adding that all roads of Gangachara upazila town would be illuminated soon using eco-friendly solar panels.

He said, "I have been working for uplift of Gangachara upazila where widespread development has taken place in all sectors including roads, river- ghats, schools, colleges and madrasas, mosques, temples and other institutions."

"We will implement the remaining development works in the future and for this, the present government should be voted to power again in the next general elections," Ranga said.

President of Rangpur city JP and mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa, joint general secretary of district JP Alhaj Abdur Razzaque, chairman of Sonic Prime Group Professor Dr Akkas Ali Sarkar, general secretary of Gangachara Upazila JP Abul Kalam Azad, addressed as special guests.