The Executive Director of OSHE Foundation Mr. AR Chowdhury Repon has expressed his condolences for the loss of lives and burnt people in the Chawkbazar inferno.
Repon Chowdhury wished speedy recovery to the injured. He also prayed for the salvation of the soul of the dead and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family.
Mr. Chowdhury urged the relevant authorities to take immediate steps for the removal of chemical factories from the residential area of old Dhaka. He also demanded proper compensation for the dead and injured.
At Least 67 people were burnt alive in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar area as a fire broke out around 10:40 pm on 20 February 2019 (Wednesday). Of the 25 are workers of Various factories both formal and informal sector and 10 of the injured are also worker.