BIWTA continues to clear the Buriganga

DHAKA, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority

(BIWTA) today evicted a total of 55 illegal establishments and two acres of

grabbed river bank while an eviction drive was held at the Buriganga

riverbank in Narayanganj today.

The BIWTA as per the instruction of the Shipping Ministry conducted the

drive from Aliganj playground to Meghna Petroleum Area of Fatullah, according

to an official release.

During the drive, a total of 55 structures including 7 onestorey

buildings , 2 twostorey buildings, 19 semipucca houses, 2 warehouses and 24

corrugated iron sheet houses were demolished, freeing the north bank of

Buriganga river.

The eviction drive will continue tomorrow (July 24) from Meghna Petroleum

Area of Fatullah towards Panchabati/Dharmaganj starting from 9am, the release

added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)