Roads and Highways Department (RHD) demolished over 300 illegal structures on both sides of Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Manikganj yesterday.
Earlier, the department identified 2,000 illegal establishments in deferent areas including Manakganj Bus Station, Baniajuri, Mahadevpur, Barangail and Paturia ferry terminal, said Md Emdad Hossain, executive engineer of Manikganj RHD.
All the illegal structures will be gradually demolished in the ongoing drive, he said.
Estate and Law Officer of Dhaka Zone Roads and Highways Department Md Mahbubur Rahman Farooqi led the eviction drive at Manikganj Bus Stand in the town.
Md Emdad Hossain, executive engineer of Manikganj RHD, its Sub-Divisional Engineer Abdur Rahim and Sub-Assistant Engineer Shahanur Rashid were present along with policemen and members of Rapid Action Battalion.