Monday, July 15, 2024

Disfiguring history in the name of renovation

Government agencies responsible for preservation and protection of heritage sites have distorted and damaged original architectural features of many heritage sites in the name of ‘repairs and maintenance’. Now the metro rail project poses a serious threat to at least eight heritage sites and Rampal coal-fired power plant would harm the eco-system of Sunderbans mangrove ... Read more

Move to turn Boro Kuthi into heritage site

RCC sends letters to RU, archaeology dept Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) took an initiative to turn the historic Dutch building Boro Kuthi near Padma riverbank at Dargahpara into a heritage site. RCC sent letters in this regard to Rajshahi University authority that owns and uses it as clubs for Rajshahi University teachers, officers and employees ... Read more