Patuakhali Correspondent: A human chain and protest meeting was held in Patuakhali Dumki Upazila, Dumki. A protest was held in front of Press Club Dumki office at 9 am on Sunday demanding withdrawal of defamation case against five journalists including Saber Hossain Chowdhury, publisher of daily Bhorer Kagoj and editor Shyamal Dutta. Press Club Dumki President Jasim Uddin (Sumon), General Secretary Md. Mujibur Rahman (Desh Rupantar) were also present at the event. President Anisur Rahman, (Jay Jay Din) Office Secretary Md. Saiful Islam, (Jugantar) Finance Secretary, Delwar Hossain, (Daily Present Times), Cultural Affairs Secretary Syed Atiqul Islam, (Daily Manabkantha) Md. Jasim Uddin, (Amar Songbad), Md. Emdadul Haque Badal, (Ajker Songbad) Shankar Mitra (Ajker Patrika), Md. Mizanur Rahman (Banglar Jagran) Md. Nasir Uddin (Jewel) Daily Deshpatra etc. On May 15, a defamation suit was filed in Comilla against five people, including the publisher and editor of the daily Bhorer Kagoj.
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