In Chattogram, 3,000 water bodies perished in 10 years
Due to encroachment, soil filling, and pollution, many ponds and lakes in Chattogram city are disappearing.
In addition to the historical Rath's pond in the city's Nandankanan neighborhood, Dewanji pond in Dewan Bazar, Raja pond in Andorkilla, Moillar pond and Munshi pond in Bahaddarhat, Maulvi pond in Chandgaon and other ponds and reservoirs have all suffered the same fate.
The Daily Star recently released a report about the port city's ponds in terrible condition. Today's Star News+ presents the gist of it.