A total of 145 families of two villages under Bhederganj upazila in Shariatpur were brought under rural electrification network by Shariatpur Palli Bidyut Samity on Wednesday.
Deputy Minister for Water Resources Ministry AKM Enamul Haque Shamim inaugurated the power line, constructed at a cost of Tk 3.0 million.
On the occasion, a simple function was held at Mal Bazar Eidgaon field under Shokhipur union.
Later, Enamul Haque Shamim distributed clothes among 2,000 poor families in Mal Bazar Eidgaon field and Abbas Ali High School field in Shokhipur on behalf of Bangladesh Awami League.
Earlier, the minister inaugurated Shokhipur-Chandpur Ferry Ghat Road, constructed of Taka three crore.
Among others, Bhederganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md Sabbir Ahmed, Upazila Parishad Chairman Md Humayun Kobir Mollah and Shokhipur Thana AL Secretary Atikur Rahman Manik and other local leaders of Awami League, Juba League and Chhatra League were present.