BSS-35 BIWTA demolishes 185 illegal structures from Turag’s bank

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BIWTA-EVICTION-TURAG

BIWTA demolishes 185 illegal structures from Turag’s bank

DHAKA, MARCH 20, 2019 (BSS) – Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority
(BIWTA) in an eviction drive demolished a total of 185 illegal structures
built from Jahurabad to Palpara area in Mirpur, here today.

The BIWTA conducted the drive following the order of the Shipping Ministry
aimed at freeing the bank of Turag river from illegal encroachment, said
a press release.

The demolished structures include 11 two-storied buildings, 23 one-storied
buildings, 38 partiually constructed houses and 112 tin-shed shops.

BIWTA will resume the drive at Palpara of Mirpur Beribadh area tomorrow
9am, the release added.

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