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May Day Rally held by Bangladeshi Workers Council

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Expressing solidarity with the militant working masses of the world and promising to build a world free of exploitation and inequality defined the observance of May Day in East London on 9th May. The meeting was held in East Ham’s Trinity Centre under the auspices of Bangladesh Workers Council (BWC) UK. Speakers at the rally expressed the ...

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This years National Nowka Bais has extra significance to it as it celebrates 50th Anniversary of Bangladesh’s Independence and her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

  After what seems like a lifetime since we managed to enjoy summer festivities – 2022 is the year where we can all start to let our hair down just a bit. A year later than its original schedule – The 12th National Nowka Bais will return with its joyous and wonderful celebration of Bangladeshi culture and sport, bringing it ...

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Bangladeshi-origin Nazma Rahman elected councillor from Britain

Nazma Rahman of Sylhet has shown surprise after being elected as a councillor for the second time in a row from West Hampstead area in the local election of Camden Council of Britain. She was elected councilor with 1,262 votes in the election held on Thursday (May 5). She contested in the election from the Labour Party of Britain. Nutritionist ...

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Make the winners Ashburn Holder, Martin Rosner, and Mohammed Uddin in Churchfield Ward with Your Valuable Vote: LibDem Focus Team

Who is needed as a consultant for the proper development of the Churchfield area? LibDem councillors are needed here and we will stand by the local residents and fight. If local residents complain about poor service we will listen to their complaints. If the council does not agree with us, we will not remain silent. The behavior of the Labour ...

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High Commissioner for Bangladesh to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem expressed her deep shock and sorrow at the death of former Finance Minister Mr Abul Maal Abdul Muhith in a condolence message.

“I am profoundly shocked and deeply saddened by the passing away of Bangladesh’s longest serving Finance Minister Mr Abul Maal Abdul Muhith. Inna LiLLAHI Wa Inna Ilaihee Raajiu’n. Mr AMA Muhith, a veteran civil servant was amongst the first diplomats in the then Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC to pledge his allegiance to independent Bangladesh upon declaration of independence by ...

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Forward or Return to Chaos, Decision is yours – John Biggs

John Biggs Open Letter:   Dear resident, This election you have a choice between taking the borough forwards with strong leadership and a positive vision for Tower Hamlets – or a return to the chaos and disruption of the past. I urge you to look carefully at our records and what we have promised. Only I can offer the leadership to continue ...

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Bizu celebration held by Chakma community

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   This year the Chakma community in London celebrated Bizu at Britannia Village Hall, near Excel, London, on 16th April 2022. The event was organised by the Chakma community in London – ‘Friends of Chittagong Hill Tracts’ and conducted by Chakma Ujjaini Roy. The women wore colourful Chakma traditional attire, “Pinon – hadi.” The guests enjoyed the traditional ...

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 Lutfur Rahman launches manifesto for emergency action on living costs

  Lutfur Rahman, the first elected mayor of Tower Hamlets and Britain’s first elected mayor of colour, has today unveiled his re-election manifesto. The ambitious raft of policy pledges prioritises immediate action on the cost of living crisis in Tower Hamlets, one of Britain’s most unequal local councils. Key pledges include: Seizing empty homes to turn into social housing for ...

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Bengali diaspora come together for secularism

Campaigners have warned that increasing communal religious division is eroding the inclusivity of Bengali identity. Activists, campaigners and members of the public from the Bengali diaspora came together at a networking event in London to discuss how to promote secularism in the face of increasing extremist religious identity politics within the community. The event, organised by the National Secular Society ...

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