Bongshi and Dhaleshwari river grabbing: No consequence for known offenders
Numerous households, shops and industries have been set up on land grabbed from Bongshi and Dhaleshwari rivers in Savar. The waste from these settlements are dumped into the Bongshi river. Despite publication of lists of the river grabbers, no steps have been taken against the perpetrators.
The Daily Star's Savar correspondent Aklakur Rahman Akash went to the spot to observe the river grabbing and pollution of Bongshi and Dhaleshwari and shares his experience in this episode of Star on the Spot.