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Poplar TUSC candidate confirmed for Poplar and Limehouse

Anti-cuts candidate Hugo Pierre was confirmed as a general election candidate by the Council today. Hugo was proposed by Dave Wallis, an RMT rep, and seconded by Mohshin Ahmed, a Unite member who has been part of the recent strikes for one rate of pay for bus drivers in London. Hugo Pierre said: ‘The mainstream parties have declared war on ...

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Swansea residents commit 25 thousand pounds for Iqra International

Iqra International’s Swansea Charity Fund Raising event has raised 25,000 pounds for the disable patients of Sylhet.  The fund raising event took place in Party Pavilion near Prithi Raaj Restaurant in Swansea.  Many non-Bangladeshi Muslim residents of Swansea took part in the charity event along with numerous numbers of Bangladeshis.  Local residents took this as a humanitarian responsibility and came ...

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Redbridge Welfare Association observes Bangladesh Independence Day

Redbridge Welfare Association has been working for the fulfilment of the hopes and expectation of the local community since when its journey began. The hope will remain with the newly elected committee that they will advance the organisation even further.  The speakers and guests said this while attending special AGM and Independence Day observation organised by Redbridge Welfare Association. Organisation’s ...

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Bangladeshi Italian Family Welfare Association observes Independence Day in London

Deputy Mayor of Tower Hamlets has urged to retain the culture and custom of Bangladeshi in the UK in an united way. He was addressing the Italian Bangladeshi expats in a discussion meeting to observe Independence Day of Bangladesh. The event was organised by Bangladeshi Italian Welfare Family Welfare Association, Tower Hamlets. The Deputy Mayor also said that people who ...

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TUSC supports save BPAS campaign

Tower Hamlets TUSC supports the campaign to save the Bangladeshi Parent Advisory Service. Our candidates sent messages of support to yesterday’s march: Glyn Robbins, Bethnal Green and Bow: ‘This campaign has the 100% support of TUSC.  It is disgusting that this vital service is under threat, but it’s indicative of the wider threat to our NHS.  Good health is not ...

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Dark Night of 25 March remembered

Ansar Ahmed Ullah The UK Nirmul Committee and pro-liberation Bengali diaspora remembered the genocide of the dark night of 25th March, 71 in a ‘Light Vigil’ on Wed 25th March, 6pm at Central Shahid Minar, Altab Ali Park, East London. People who gathered in Altab Ali Park paid homage to those who lost their lives on the night of 25th ...

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Blogger Washiqur’s murder condemned by IHEU

Ansar Ahmed Ullah Bob Churchill, Director of Communications at the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) commented, “We are deeply saddened that yet another rationalist voice has been so brutally silenced in this vile backlash against bloggers. Our thoughts are with Washiqur’s family and we stand in solidarity with the many individual thinkers and writers from Bangladesh who exercise their right to discuss religion frankly and critically. ...

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Dorset Awami League observes Victory Day

UK Awami League Dorset Branch organised a discussion meeting in Bournemouth on 26th March to observe the 44th Victory and National Day of Bangladesh.  The meeting was presided over by the Convenor of Dorset Awami League Yahia Miah and was conducted by Member Secretary A M Afjol. Dorset Awami League’s Advisor and Senior Awami League Leader Abdus Shahid was present ...

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Martyr Zia is the first President of Bangladesh and its him who called for the independence: Sussex BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party Sussex Branch organised a discussion meeting and Duwa Mahfil to observe the 44th Independence and National Day on 26th March at a restaurant in Brighton.  Sussex BNP President Haji Rofique Miah presided over the meeting and Organising Secretary Bakhtiar Khan conducted it. Guests who addressed the audience included Senior Vice-President Tofuzzol Hossain, General Secretary Golam Rabbani Sohel, ...

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Sheikh Tasniah stood first in Sundor Kore Bangla Likhi competition

Channel S recently organised a Bengali hand writing competition in 29 March in Lonodon Enterprise Academy in East London called Sundor Kore Bangla Likhi. Around one hundred competitors from around the UK took part in the competition.  These one hundred candidates got this chance to take part in the competition by receiving Yes card. The competition was divided into two ...

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