Thursday, May 23, 2024

3-day drive launched by authorities

Saving Shitalakkhya 3-day drive launched by authorities A joint team of the district administration and water transport authorities yesterday launched a three-day drive to free the Shitalakkhya river from massive earth-filling at Kanchpur. However, there is no mechanism in place on how to sustain the action, which came following a report in The Daily Star, ... Read more

Grabbers defy all

Filling up Shitalakkhya despite HC orders, cases filed against them Filling of the river Shitalakkhya at Kanchpur in Narayanganj continues under the very nose of district and police administrations despite a High Court order to stop the encroachment. The foreshores and a major portion of riverbed have been filled with earth, narrowing down the river ... Read more