Sunday, June 16, 2024

Karnaphuli shrinking

Losing navigability due to heavy siltation, creating scope for land grabbers The Karnaphuli river, a lifeline for Chittagong city and the port, is gradually losing navigability with its width already shrunk by 50 to 270 metres at several points in the last two decades. Its depth reduced sharply for heavy siltation, disposal of huge quantity ... Read more