450 illegal structures demolished, 8 acres land recovered in Khulna

The ongoing eviction drive on both banks of the

River Mayur and 26 canals, the economic life line of Khulna, continued for

the sixty six consecutive days today.

The district administration has been conducting the drive in collaboration

with Khulna City Corporation (KCC), Khulna Development Authority (KDA),

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) and Khulna Metropolitan

Police (KMP).

Executive magistrates of KCC and District Administration Khan Masum Billah

and Md Mizanur Rahman, Officials of District Administration and KCC are

leading the drive beginning from September 1, said Estate Officer of KCC

Nuruzzaman Talukder.

Around 450 illegal structures in different areas including Sonadanga Bus

Stand, Buro Moulivir Dargah, Nirala Prantika area, Kashem nagor,Gallamari,

Adorsho Pally, Hafiz Nagor, Tutpara and on the banks of the River Mayur and

26 canals, have been freed from illegal occupation in more than two months

long drive .

The drives also recovered nearly eight acres of land bulldozing 450 illegal

structures, he said.

Talking to BSS, Khulna Deputy commissioner Mohammad Helal Hossain said drives

will continue until eviction of all illegal structures situated on the banks

of the River Mayur, Bhairab, Rupsha and 26 city canals .

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)