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Forging social movement to prevent corruption stressed

RAJSHAHI, May 25, 2018 (BSS) - Forging social movement against corruption can be the vital means of building a society free from all injustice and poverty.

Community participation towards the anti-corruption campaign has become an urgent need for building a mass-opinion against the social menace.

The observation came at a view-sharing meeting at a city restaurant yesterday. Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and city unit of Committee Prevention Committee (CPC) jointly organized the meeting.

ACC Divisional Director Abdul Aziz Bhuiyan and Deputy Director Abdul Karim addressed the discussion as chief and special guests respectively with CPC President Yeahia Mollah in the chair.

Former Chairman of Rajshahi Education Board Prof Tanbirul Alam, retired Chief Medical Officer of Rajshahi University Dr Mirja Wazed Beg, Director of Barendra Unnayan Prochesta Foyzullah Chowdhury, Additional Public Prosecutor of Judge Court Nasrin Akhter, CPC General Secretary Rashed Ibney Obayed and President of Rajshahi Metropolitan Press Club Mominul Islam Babu also spoke.

The discussants unanimously laid importance on creation of awareness among mass people, especially the young generation, to eliminate corruption from the society.

They opined institutional corruption have to check first before taking lawful action against a person who involved with corruption willingly or unwillingly. It is impossible for the ACC alone to fight corruption. A concerted effort is crucially important to check bribery.