National Legal Aid Day observed in Laxmipur
LAXMIPUR, April 28, 2023 (BSS) – National Legal Aid Services Day-2023 was observed in the district today like elsewhere across the country with a view to ensuring the rule of law, fundamental human rights and justice for everyone.
This year the theme of the day is ‘Fulfillment of Bangabandhu’s dream, opening the door to free legal services’.
“According to Article 27 of the Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, all are equal before the law and all are entitled to equal protection of the law. In order to make this right a reality, the ‘National Legal Aid Provision Act 2000’ has been enacted”.
Marking the day, a colorful rally was brought out from the premises of the district judge court and ended at the same venue after parading the main roads of the town.
After the rally, a discussion was held in the district judge court premises this morning.
District Legal Aid Committee Chairman and Senior District and Sessions Judge Rahibul Islam presided over the function.
Joint District and Sessions Judge Nurul Afchar moderated the discussion.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Md. Anwar Hoshain Akand, Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Sadekur Rahman, Superintendent of Police Md Mahfuzzaman Ashraf, Zilla Parishad chairman Bir Muktijoddha Md Shahjahan, Additional District and Sessions Judge Syeda Amina Fahim, Chief Judicial Magistrate Mominul Islam, civil surgeon Dr. Ahmed Kabir, District and Sessions Judge Court Public Prosecutor (PP) Jasim Uddin, District Bar Association President Advocate Ahmed Ferdous Manik, its General Secretary Hasan Al Mahmud and District Legal Aid Officer Umme Bibi Neetu, among others, were present.