Pahari Chhatra Parishad demands removal of brick kilns from arable land

Sun Online Desk

9th December, 2019 08:28:08 printer

Pahari Chhatra Parishad demands removal of brick kilns from arable land

Parbatya Chattagram Pahari Chhatra Parishad (PCP), a student front of Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS) , on Monday formed a human chain in the city demanding removal of all brick kilns established on the arable land owned by ethnic communities in Bandarban. 

They stood in front of the National Museum at 4 pm with placards.

They also alleged that Naikhongchhari Upazila Parishad Chairman and local Awami League leader Md Shafiullah grabbed vast land of Chak and Marma communities in the name of tourism development.

Illegal brick kilns were established on arable land in Tajingdong area in Bandarban district, they said. 

They demanded the arrest of AL leader Shafiullah and his associates to free their land and save Tajingdong area from illegal occupiers. 

They also urged the government to take steps against land grabbing and eviction of  villages of ethnic communities in the name of tourism in the region


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