Shah M Rahman Belal was honoured by Tower Hamlets Speaker for his contribution to online journalism at a ceremony on 15 May 2017 at the Speaker’s parlour, Town Hall. Councillor Khales Uddin Ahmed, Speaker of Council, who presided the service said, ‘We have honoured an individual who have tirelessly worked to highlight community news’.
Speaker Khales Uddin Ahmed presented the Editor of Bisshobangla with a Certificate which was received by Bisshobangla’s Editor Shah Mustafijur Rahman Belal, Executive Editor of Bisshobangla Muhammed Shahed Rahman, Correspondent Ansar Ahmed Ullah, SATV’s CEO Shirin Ahmed Samantha and singer Rubayyat Jahan.
Bisshobangla has been operating a new 24-hour online news portal www.bisshobanglanews24.com covering the news of Bengali community since last year. The website was formally launched at the Houses of Parliament by Rushanara Ali MP.
A number of individuals and community organisations were honoured this year by the Speaker for their tireless community work which has seen a variety of activities delivered to the local area.