Rokeya Sadan’s Founding anniversary celebrated

By on February 23, 2014

Rokeya Sadan, the transient shelter home of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) for survivors of Victim of violence Women celebrated its foundation anniversary on 19th Feb`2014 at Sufia Kamal auditorium in Segunbagicha.

Programme was inaugurated with chorus song by inhabitants of the Rokya Sadan calling “Nishidin Bharsha Rakhis Mon Hobbei Hobe” (oh my soul uphold the faith all over the day- night success will be yours).The famous song of Tagore.

The programme was attended by members, leaders of BMP, invited guest from different organization and will wishers, supporters of BMP. Member of Human Right commission Mr. Riazul Haque graced the occasion as guest and session was chaired by BMP president Ayesha Khanam. Acting Secretary Rakhi Das Purkayastha and Vice-Precident Fauzia Moslem participated as discussants. Nasrin Monsur secretary of Rokeya Sadan subcommittee conducted the session.


Mr. Riazul Haque stated that the effort of BMP in running Rokeya Sadan is commendable. He wished succeess of BMP’s effort. Chair of the session BMP’s president mentioned that Rokeya Sadan is part of BMP’s movement on violence against women (VAW). She also mentioned when a women suffers from atrocity and traumatized family became scared, society do not extends help. At that crisis period BMP always try to help them. As such Rokeya Sadan is a symbolic activity. She called upon state to stand beside them by establishing more shelter homes. Other two speakers of BMP also mentioned about background of establishing Rokeya Sadan. Working procedure of Rokeya Sadan and experience earned by BMP is running Rokeya Sadan. The most important part of discussion was the emotion of two girls who were rehabilitees from Rokeya Sadan. One of them is an undergraduate student of MedicalCollege. Other one is a student in MusicCollege. Both of them express their willingness to build up themselves as a honest human being of earned capacity to serve humanity.


Discussion was followed by certificate giving to the successful trainee of cutting of sewing courses. Certificates were handed over by the honorable guest in the sessions. Books were also presented to Rokeya Sadan inmates.

The foundation ceremony celebration programme was concluded with a cultural programme produced by Rokeya Sadan inmates, Conducted by musical teacher. The programme was designed with solo & chorus songs, recitation & dance. Participants of cultural programme are Jharna, rabeya, Shirin, Fahima and Ayesha.This part of programme was presented by Ruma.

The programme was highly appreciated by the audience present.

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