The ministry of relief and disaster management has sanctioned 5,870 blankets for distribution among the poor, destitute and cold stricken people of four upazilas of Chuadanga this winter.
The four upailas are Chuadanga Sadar, Alamdanga, Damurhuda and Jibannagar.
Chuadanga district relief and disaster management office source said of the total blankets 1,100 blankets has been sanctioned for Chuadanga Sadar upazila, 2,500 blankets for Alamdanga upazila, 1,300 blankets for Damurhuda upazila and 970 blankets for Jibannagar upazila.
Concerned upazila Nirbahi Office sources said the blankets have already reached there and are expected to be distributed within upcoming week. Strong cold is prevailing in the district for last one month, according to BSS. - Idrak