Will work to ensure equal rights for all: Kujendra tells Parbatta News


Newly sworn-in State Minister for Chattogram Hill Tracts Affairs, Kujendra Lal Tripura, commits to promoting equality and communal harmony in the region. 

Following his oath-taking at Bangabhaban on Thursday (11 January), he shared this commitment in his reaction to the editor of Parbatta News, the first and only news portal on Cox’s Bazar and Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT). 

The newly appointed state minister said, “People of many languages, communities, and various religions reside in my area. I will work to ensure that everyone’s rights are equally secured.”

Acknowledging the developments since the 1997 CHT Peace Accord, he credited Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s efforts for significant advancements in infrastructure, education, and agriculture in the hill tracts.

The State Minister remarked, “I believe my task is to strengthen communal harmony in the hill tracts and to create a sense of brotherhood among all communities.”

When asked about his emotions upon becoming state minister, Kujendra said, ‘My long-term engagement with the Awami League and previous roles as an MP and district council chairman have shaped my career. 

“I am deeply grateful to the Prime Minister for entrusting me with this crucial responsibility. Now, my primary focus is on the development of our region.”

After a significant interval, the responsibility for the Ministry of Chattogram Hill Tracts Affairs has been reassigned to a representative from Khagrachari, eliciting widespread joy among the district’s residents.

Kujendra secured victory in the 12th parliamentary elections as the Awami League candidate for the 298 Khagrachari constituency, marking his third consecutive win following triumphs in 2014 and 2018. 

Before his parliamentary success, he had served as the chairman of the Khagrachari District Council.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

38 − = 28