The demarcation pillar with orange markings was placed on the bank of the Turag river by Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority to prevent encroachment. But sand traders have filled up a large portion of the river in Mirpur’s Goran Chatbari area of the capital, with the authorities looking the other way.
Photo: Anisur Rahman
An aerial view of Kalshi Flyover in the capital’s Pallabi. The flyover project was approved in 2018 and its construction has been completed ahead of the scheduled deadline of June 2023 under the supervision of Bangladesh Army. The two-kilometre flyover, which now awaits inauguration, is expected to ease traffic congestions in parts of the city. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman