Ctg railway evicts 4100 establishments, recovers 80 acres of land

CHATTOGRAM Bangladesh Railway (BR) in month long

special drive evicted over 4,100 unauthorized establishments built in CRB,

Pahartali, Ambagan, Halishahor area and railway colony areas in the city.

BR, East zone in their 33-day eviction drives against the illegal

possession of railway land in the port city also recovered about 80 acres of

land worth about Tk 1,000 crores.

Mahbub Karim, divisional state officer of Bngladesh railway eastern zone

said the eviction campaign was launched from October 3.

We have evicted over 4100 makeshift shops, establishments and houses from

CRB, Pahartali, Ambagan, Halishahor area and railway colony areas during the

month long drive following the directives of BR authority, Mahbub Karim,

said adding that drives will continue to recover more railway lands in the

port city.

During the eviction drives, 258 unauthorized establishments were evicted

from Sadarghat area, 667 from Amtala, 30 from Segun baghan, 1,222 from CRB,

the sources added.

On the other hand, 50 acres of railway land was recovered from Railway

training academy areas in Halishahar and installations were demolished within

the premises, he added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)