3 new upazilas to be formed in Madaripur, Cox’s Bazar, Sunamganj
The government has decided to form three new upazilas in as many districts, taking the total number of the country's upazilas to 495.
Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam disclosed it at a briefing after a cabinet meeting today.
The new upazilas are Dasar under Madaripur district, Eidgaon under Cox's Bazar and Madhyanagar under Sunamganj.
Besides, the name of Dakshin Sunamganj upazila has been changed to Shantiganj.