Hussain Muhammad Ershad while handed out relief goods among the flood affected people at Saidpur of Nilphamari
Jatiya Party President and Prime Minister’s special envoy Hussain Muhammad Ershad has handed out relief goods among the people affected by the recent flood that left thousands of people marooned in the Northern part of the country, under Saidpur upazila of Nilphamari on Tuesday morning.
Relating out government’s limitation on flood affected people former president said: “We experienced a devastating flood in 1988 when I was the president. I moved throughout the country to observe people’s sufferings that helped us overcome the disaster. But now the authorities concerned are not prompt enough in the affected areas.”
“No people died of want of food that time,” further said Ershad.
Describing the Jatiya party, he said: “The upcoming Parliament election is not possible without the participation of Jatiya Party. Our Party is now even in a better position than the BNP.”