A housewife named Faria Akhtar Chumki (38), who was hunger strike from Monday morning to night, demanded marriage to the chairman, Abdur Razzak (52).
Razzak is the chairman of the Aolai Union Parishad of Panchbibi Upazila of Joypurhat.Faria Akhtar Chumki is the wife of a businessman Soni Chowdhury, a resident of Kamdia area of Gaibandha and the mother of a daughter.
It is learned, Faria had hungered from Monday morning till night at the house of the Aulai union council chamber and chairman of the upazila. After the news, the chairman fled. Abdur Razzak is the son of the deceased Yunus Mondal of Chhatinali village of Panchbibi upazila.
Faria Akhtar allegedly said, "I was introduced to the chairman 6-7 months ago. Since the introduction, she has developed a sexual relationship with me by showing her the temptation to marry.When my relationship with my husband and my relatives became known, they caused me various stresses.''
She said, ''Razzaq, chairman of the matter, talked about marriage, he started to make different arrangements. If I could not find any way in this, I came to Chairman Razzaq to demand marriage today. After I came here, he escaped.''
Sekendar Ali, a member of the Aulai union council, said a housewife in the adjoining district had come up with a demand for marriage to the chairman. Since it is a matter of credibility, he has been advised to take legal action.
Panchbibi Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Monsur Rahman said they had heard the incident. If the housewife complains, necessary steps will be taken to probe the matter.