'Cancel Kosba pourasabha'
People in Kasba upazila headquarters have been holding processions and rallies for the last two days demanding cancellation of Kasba upazila as they have to pay municipal taxes without getting any service.
Several processions, joined by hundreds of villagers, paraded the main roads of Kasba upazila headquarter yesterday to press the demand. of the district demanding the cancellation of Kasba Pourasabha today.
On Monday, at least 500 people of different villages joined a mass signature campaign on the premises of the office fof Kasba Upazila Assistant Commissioner for Land demanding cancellation of pourasabha.
Responding a prayer by a villager for cancellation of Kasba pourasabha, the concerned ministry ordered Kasba Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) to investigate the matter.
On be half of UNO, AC Land A K M Shawkat Ali Majumder served a public notice and conducted an interview session on Monday. Several thousand villagers gathered for the interview. The AC Land will also conduct another interview session today.
Kasbha pourasabh was declared during Awami League rule nine years ago. It is run by an administrator as election is yet to be held because a case regarding its area is under trial.