Govt to protect homesteads, arable land from erosion

23 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

GAIBANDHA: State Minister for Water Resources Ministry Jahid Faruk, MP, said the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is cordial to protect the homesteads and arable land from the river erosion, reports BSS.

“A project involving Tk 328 crore has been taken to protect the bank of the Brahmaputra river in the district including Fulchhari Gano-Kabor from the erosion”, he said.

State Minister Jahid Faruk was talking with the newsmen of print and electronic media here on Wednesday at Old Fulchhari Bazaar after visiting the Gano-kabor.

No irregularities and mismanagement would be tolerated in the development works of the project here, the minister warned.

The minister also urged the local people including public representatives to supervise the works regularly so that the works could be accomplished properly.

Earlier, deputy speaker of the Jatiya Sangshad and local lawmaker Advocate Fazle Rabbi Miah welcomed the minister and briefed him about the vulnerable areas along the bank of the river in the upazila.