BSS-47 Structures built grabbing canals to be demolished: Atiqul

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Structures built grabbing canals to be demolished: Atiqul

DHAKA, Jan 4, 2020 (BSS) – Issuing a note of warning, Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Md Atiqul Islam today said all the structures, which have been built grabbing canals across the city, will be demolished no matter how influential the illegal occupants are.

“All the multi-storey buildings, built grabbing canals, will be demolished…After getting the responsibility of the canals from WASA, we started work to evict the illegal occupants of the canals. No matter how influential the canal occupiers are, no one will be spared,” he said inspecting the eviction drive on both sides of Ibrahimpur canal in the city.

He said the DNCC will continue its drive to free canals from illegal occupants.

During the drive, several establishments including a three-storey building built grabbing Ibrahimpur canal were demolished.

DNCC Chief Executive Officer Md. Selim Reza, Chief Waste Management Officer Commodore M Saidur Rahman, Chief Engineer Brigadier General Amirul Islam and Dhaka Deputy Commissioner Md. Shahidul Islam, among others, accompanied the mayor.

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