September 12, 2021

Baldia fire anniversary reminds us again nothing learnt from our own 9/11

Hundreds of people, including widows, orphans and elderly parents of the victims of the Ali Enterprises garment factory, gathered outside its blemished structure in Baldia Town on Saturday to commemorate the ninth death anniversary of the 260 workers who had perished in the fire on September 11, 2012.The event was presided over by a woman in her 60s, Saeeda Khatoon, who had lost in the fire her only son, 18-year-old Ejaz Ahmed, whom she lovingly called Ayan.She is the chairperson of the...