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High Court asks BTRC to submit report on mobile tower radiation

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25th April, 2019 05:33:23 printer

High Court asks BTRC to submit report on mobile tower radiation

The High Court on Thursday asked Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to conduct a survey on the radiation from the mobile phone towers and its impact on people and environment, and submit the report within four months.

Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed and Justice Md Iqbal Kabir passed the order after holding hearing on a writ petition filed in this regard.

Lawyers Ekhlas Uddin Bhuiyan, Sarwar Ahad Chowdhury had filed the writ for rights group Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh (HRPB). Advocate Manjil Morshed moved the case before the court.

The court in its order asked BTRC to conduct survey on the radiation coming from mobile towers raised on the buildings beside educational institutes, hospitals, playing fields and offices.


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