Prothom Alo’s own reporter Shamsuzzaman Shams was dismissed and released unconditionally, the case against editor Matiur Rahman was withdrawn and a human chain program was held at Rajbari demanding the repeal of the Digital Security Act. On the initiative of Prothom Alo Rajbari Bandhu Sabha, this program was celebrated for an hour on the road in front of Rajbari Press Club on Friday at 10 am.
Citizens Committee Vice President Abdus Samad Miah, Prothom Alo Bandhu Sabha Adviser Chowdhury Imrul Ahmed, Rajbari Press Club Vice President and District Television Journalist Association General Secretary Kazi Abdul Quddus Babu, Rajbari District Reporters Club Vice President Sanjit Das, District Press Club General Secretary Soumitra Sheel, Daily Us Rajbari newspaper editor Fakir Zahidul Islam Rumon, Rajbari Reporters Unit Vice President Debashish Biswas, Reporters Club Joint General Secretary Sohel Rana, Channel Twentyfour’s own reporter Suman Biswas, Kalukhali Press Club General Secretary Shahidul Islam, Student Union President Kawsar Ahmed, Bandhu Sabha General Secretary Shariful Islam Prothom Alo’s Rajbari representative Ejaz Ahmed moderated. Journalists working in various media and friends of the association were present in the program.
At this time, placards were displayed saying ‘withdraw the case against editor Matiur Rahman, cancel the harassment case against journalist Shamsuzzaman Shams and release him unconditionally, cancel the Digital Security Act’.