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Villagers in Kansat , Bangladesh Flees the Fury of the Forces


Kansat is a small village in the north western Bangladesh where people and peasants have been fighting fot power supply which has been repeatedly disrupted.

Khademul Karim Iqbal is a journalist from a Dhaka newspaper who gives an on-the spot situation based interview and analyzes the situation. More than 20 people have been killed during their movement for fair electricity supply.

Villagers have fled the fury of police and are spending their days and nights under open sky. The latest killing occurred on Wednesday night despite assurances from Mayor that the police would remain restrained . I

In an exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service, Iqbal says that general people who are involved in the movement for their rights to get power are not politicized but when the politicians rushed to them , they welcomed their assistance.

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