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Movement against corruption urged

53Speakers at a post-rally discussion here on Sunday called upon the young generations, including students, for launching social movement in changing social mindset for building a corruption-free Bangladesh.

District Corruption Prevention Committee (DCPC) arranged the Scholers Home in observance of the Corruption Prevention Week- 2015 from March 26 to April 1 with the theme ‘Unitedly We Vow to Hate the Corrupts.’

Earlier, a colourful rally, participated by over 2000 students and members of the ‘Satota Sangha’ from 12 educational institutions, officials, teachers, members of the DCPC, NGO activists, civil society members and elite, was brought out in the streets.

The DCPC with the assistances of the District Combined Office of Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) and Justice Reform and Corruption Prevention (JRCP) Project of RDRS Bangladesh has been observing the week through elaborate programmes.

With president of the DCPC Jubaer Siddiki in the chair, Deputy Commissioner of the Sylhet District Md. Shohidul Islam addressed the discussion as the chief guest.

The speakers stressed for inspiring the young students through incorporating separate chapter and curriculum on preventing corruption and arranging debates for them to build their mental growth and anti-corruption mindset.

They stressed for educating the students and young generations on the values of honesty and nurturing those in their personal lives in building a corruption free society to make the hard-earned independence meaningful for every citizen.

They said prevention of corruption is not possible only through creation of law and suggested for launching effective social movement involving everybody for eradicating corruption from every sphere of the society.