October 20, 2021, 1:16 am
Md. Shahriar Kabir Akanda Palashbari (Gaibandha): The flood control dam on Karatoya river in Hossainpur union of Palashbari upazila has been demanded to be protected from sand robbers and land traders. Flood control There are no more dams. The dam has become unusable due to sand thieves taking sand from the dam. Rainy month ahead.
The dam collapsed due to water and several unions including Hossainpur of the upazila and Darbast of Gobindganj upazila adjacent to Barisal are likely to be flooded. If the flood control dam in Hossainpur Union of the upazila is not protected, thousands of bighas of crops are likely to be lost in the river. It is urgent to repair the dam and protect it from sand thieves.
In this regard, the locals have sought the immediate intervention of the administration to protect the damIt may be mentioned that he has been doing business by extracting sand from Karatoya river, Kadamtali school ground, Ambagan, Akbar Nagar, Shishu Daha, Karatoya Hendu Para, Kishamat Cherenga, Puratan Dam, Nangra Bazar area of Hossainpur Union. Meanwhile, in the name of digging ponds on lease of agricultural land, brick kiln traders are destroying the unpaved roads of the upazila including the flood control dam due to the use of Kakra (tractor) trolleys