Tk 21cr goes down rivers

Buriganga-Turag Cleaning Project
Tk 21cr goes down rivers
Contamination remains as grave as ever due to failure in plugging pollution sources
Pinaki Roy
Though the government has already spent over Tk 21 crore on its much-hyped Buriganga-Turag River Cleaning Project, the rivers remain contaminated with toxic wastes, as the pollution sources could not be plugged.
In recent water quality tests, the Department of Environment found the amount of dissolved oxygen, which determines the degree of pollution, is still too low for aquatic lives to survive in the Buriganga.
“The water quality is not good yet because we couldn’t stop the

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