A scenic place full of beautiful haors, serene rivers, and culturally diverse monuments, Sunamganj, situated in the Sylhet division of north-eastern Bangladesh, is a place that travel enthusiasts will fall in love with. Whether you want to go for a single day tour or take your time to visit the beautiful places spread around the district, we recommend these 6 places to be part of your next travel itinerary.
Our country is covered with many magnificent lakes and water bodies. These lakes not only protect the natural environment, but are also mesmerising sights and wonderful places to go for recreation and contemplation. Here are top 5 must-see lakes which offer mesmerising sights, fun activities and much more.
At present, when people of Sylhet, Sunamganj and Kurigram are affected by the devastating floods. YouTuber, Parvez Hasan has taken numerous steps to stand by the flood victims along with many other compassionate individuals of the country.
With a vision to improve the lives of the underprivileged, Inner Wheel Club (IWC) of Dhaka Uptown strives to restore harmony by establishing women’s rights, ensuring maternity healthcare, fighting poverty and diseases, providing education, and much more.
Social media influencer, Firoz Hasan of Free Motion, has taken a personal initiative to stand by the flood victims of Sylhet and Sunamganj. As a content creator, Hasan met people in distress and felt that the plight of these people should be highlighted. At one point, he thought of making videos and uploading them on social media.
Residents of Chhatak, Bishwambarpur, Tahirpur and Dowarabazar upazilas of Sunamganj and Companiganj, Gowainghat upazilas of Sylhet, including the city corporation areas, are badly affected due to the ongoing heavy rain and flood.
The rivers of Bangladesh flow across it like blood across veins, breathing life into its vast territories. It is this wetland ecosystem that fills our lush green country with several amazing haors. Among the many wetlands, haors are mostly located within Brahmanbaria, Habiganj, Sunamganj, Kishoreganj, Netrokona, Moulovibazar, and Sylhet.
Lalpur, Gourarang, Saheb Bari Ghat and many other low-lying areas in the Sunamganj district are now submerged under floodwater caused by heavy rainfall - threatening catastrophic damage to the upcoming harvesting season while most of the villages are currently only accessible by boats.
Police charged baton and dispersed a group of health workers demonstrating in front of the Civil Surgeon’s office in Sunamganj today.