A Dhaka University club, 'Education and Rehabilitation Centre for the Persons with Disabilities (Protibondhi Shikkha O Punorbashon Sangstha)', started its journey with a view to working for the physically challenged people and acquiring their basic rights.
Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) president Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon inaugurated the organisation at a programme at Haji Muhammad Mohsin Hall of Dhaka University recently.
BCL is the student wing of ruling Awami League.
While speaking, BCL president Shovon said, “This centre will play a key role in achieving successes of the physically challenged people. thank them who founded the club for the betterment of the persons with disabilities.”
DU Political Science department professor Aynul Islam said, “Many physically challenged students are studying at Dhaka University. They must not to be ignored. They can do everything like any other person. I hope they will succeed in their future endeavours.”
Dhaka University Journalists’ Association General Secretary Mahdi Al Muhtasim Nibir said, “Physically challenged people have the same rights according to our constitution. The laws regarding the interests of the persons with disabilities must be implemented properly. They have to participate in all development processes.”
While addressing as president, physically challenged Abul Hossain said, “I was elected as the social service affairs secretary at Mohsin Hall Union from the BCL panel. Then I realised that there are many works to do for physically challenged persons. Our club has been founded with the aim of ensuring basic rights, education and job for the physically challenged students.”