CHATTOGRAM Chattogram Development Authority (CDA) in a
special drive today evicted a total of 50 illegal structures erected on the
both banks of the port city canals.
The eviction drive led by CDA special magistrate Saiful Islam in
cooperation with engineering corps of Bangladesh Army started the drive at
Jamal Khan and Firingibazar canals under Kotwali thana this afternoon.
The team bulldozed over 100 illegal structures, including one nine-storied,
two six-storied, two three-storied, a three stories Chinese restaurant and a
good number of makeshift buildings during five-hour drive beginning around 10
Lieutenant Colonel Shah Ali, project director of CDA TK 5,616 crore mega
project, told journalists that the evection drive on the banks of 13 canals
including Chaktai, Birza, Rajakhali, Mirza, Hijra, Mohesh, Mariam, Bibi,
Khondakia, Kalabagicha, and Baromasi cannels began in July to remove water
logging from the city.
The drive will continue till December, he added.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)