PM orders to build home for footballer Rupna Chakma Rupna Chakma
File photo/Collected Rupna Chakma's residence (in right); SAFF winning Bangladesh team's goalkeeper Rupna Chakma (in left)

PM orders to build home for footballer Rupna Chakma

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 22 Sep 2022, 07:09 pm

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered the local administration to build a home for Rupna Chakma, the goalkeeper of the victorious Bangladesh national women's football team that won the SAFF championship. Meanwhile, the district administration has started the construction process of Rupna's house. At the same time, the construction of a bridge on the way to Rupna Chakma's house is also going to start.

On Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner of Rangamati Mohammad Mizanur Rahman said, "The Prime Minister's office called me and ordered to confirm the matter. Immediately we sent the LGED engineer and Naniachar Upazila executive officer there. The house construction work has started from today."

At the same time, the work of the bridge going to her house will also start, said the Deputy Commissioner.

Rupna Chakma handled the Bangladesh team's goal post with a mountain of firmness at Dashrath Stadium in Nepal; Won the title of the best goalkeeper of the season.

But her struggle to grow up is an eye-watering story! The dilapidated condition of her house in the remote Bhuiadam village of Naniyarachar Upazila tells how much struggle this girl has come this far.

After the Bangladesh team won the championship, the Deputy Commissioner of Rangamati went to his home with a group of government officials and journalists with full sweet fruit and a cheque of Tk 1.5 lakh on Tuesday. After that, the dilapidated picture of his residence spread on social media. With this, praises and assurances of cooperation and expressions of sympathy started on social media.

In the beginning, the Deputy Commissioner assured her to construct the house and he directed the UNO of Naniachar to take steps accordingly. In the meantime, instructions have come from the Prime Minister's Office.