Living on the bank of Tungipukur (Pond) about 50 landless families, at Hazipur village under Pirganj Upazila of the district submitted a memorandum and besieged the UNO office Thursday noon, demanding allotment of khas land.
The programmes followed a discussion where Workers' Party leader Faizul Islam, freedom fighter Abul Hossain and landless people's leader Kalachand Roy spoke. They said, more families were becoming landless every day due to the land grabbers and land greedy influential people.
During the last one year, several attacks were launched on people in a bid to evict them from their land showing fake documents, they said.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer Abdur Rouf Mandal told this correspondent some landless people's submitted a memorandum to in favour of their demands.