Third phase of eviction drive along Buriganga begins

Published: February 12, 2019 14:37:00 | Updated: February 12, 2019 19:10:57


Earlier in two phases, a total of 1,199 establishments were pulled down from the banks of the river - Focus Bangla photo

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) on Tuesday started the third phase of eviction drive to demolish illegal establishments along the Buriganga River.

The drive started from Batteryghat in Kamrangirchar at around 10am will be continued till 5pm, said BIWTA sources.

A total of 18 illegal establishments including four brick kilns were bulldozed since the beginning of the drive, UNB reported.

Earlier in two phases, a total of 1,199 establishments were pulled down from the banks of the river.

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