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Social Structure and Practices of Slum in North Bengal-Bangladesh: A Case Study on Rangpur Zone

Julfikar Ali Md1*, Akash Saha1, Abdur Rouf Md2 and Afzal Hossain Md3

1Department of Management Studies, Faculty of Business Studies, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh

2Department of Statistics, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh

3Department of Marketing, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh

*Corresponding Author:
Julfikar Ali Md
Department of Management Studies, Faculty of Business Studies
Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh
Tel: +880 521-66706
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: August 26, 2016; Accepted Date: September 01, 2016; Published Date: September 01, 2016

Citation: Ali MdJ, Saha A, Rouf AMD, Hossain MdA (2016) Social Structure and Practices of Slum in North Bengal-Bangladesh: A Case Study on Rangpur Zone. Int J Econ Manag Sci 5: 370. doi: 10.4172/2162-6359.1000370

Copyright: © 2016 Ali MdJ, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Social structure and cultural practices are two indistinctive terms of the society. Social practice involves to social engagement, collaboration of a person, communities as per the social centric on the other hand cultural practices refer a culture that relates to a tradition or customs issues of a particular intention as the context of unabridged sense. This study is related to the social structure and cultural practices in slum the covers the area of North Bengal of Bangladesh slums especially in Rangpur zone. This study has been conducted by following the constructive and deliberate methodology with a view to acquiring gist and realistic figures. By the help of Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS-v20) covers investigates with smidgens the frequency analysis, cross tabularization, chisquare, hypothesis testing. It is observe that from the point of view of social structure and cultural practices disputes the relocation people of the North Bengal of Bangladesh slums evolves 17% rickshaw puller, 1% garments worker, 2% motor worker, 12% construction worker, 2% hotel worker, 11% business, 9% hawker, 1% farmer, 11% day labor, 5% house maid and 29% others and the respondent maximum are from age 40-50 is 24%. It is found that 40% of the slum inhabitants came from the causes of poverty on the other hand 7% came to several uncertainty issues and the living standard are in under down stage. On the side of cultural concern them adopting their cultural issues by involving different acts like adherence clues life. It is a common phenomenon to use a mobile phone in many concerns of the cultural consistent and hawker classes of the slums are using Television and Radio for the cultural practices issue. It is acclaimed that to sustenance the major issues like supply pure water, ongoing education upkeep, creating the working opportunity of the slum dwellers, set up the accommodation problems riddance, high local government backing for the hygienic manner and matter evolving the pivotal concern of the basic issues slum dwellers. Open-handed more opportunities for NGO and Private Organization with the assimilation assistantship of the governmental can be the better stand to exterminate the problematical issues of the slums.


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