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BTRC asked to submit report on mobile tower radiation

Published: April 25, 2019 17:00:09 | Updated: April 27, 2019 20:57:29


The High Court on Thursday asked Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to conduct a survey on the radiation from the mobile phone towers and its impact on people and environment, and submit the report within four months.

Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed and Justice Md Iqbal Kabir passed the order after holding hearing on a wit filed in this regard.

Lawyers Ekhlas Uddin Bhuiyan, Sarwar Ahad Chowdhury had filed the writ for rights group Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh (HRPB). Advocate Manjil Morshed moved the case before the court.

The court in its order asked BTRC to conduct survey on the radiation coming from mobile towers raised on the buildings beside educational institutes, hospitals, playing fields and offices, reports UNB.

 

 

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