Thursday , 26 April 2018

River erosion brings loss to people

Monsur Iqbal, Sreemangal

Due to filling in silt, the navigability of the flow of river has been lost of Kamalgonj upazila, Moulvibazar.
People of Dhalai area live in fear of flooding every year. Increased river erosion has occured this year due to heavy rainfall.
Many people have lost homes and crop fields. Locals are worried about not being able to repair the embankment and they have demanded construction of a standing prevention barrage for the protection of the people for a along with a long time.The Dhalai river of Kamalgonj upazila was flowing through the village of Kamalganj upazila, Kamalganj Sadar, Adampur, Madhabpur, Monsibazar.Due to failure of repairing dam, flooding occurs in little rainfall as well.When contacted, concerned authority of Water Development Board Vijay Indra Shankar Chakraborty said that technical committee has been formed for construction of permanent resistance dam. The committee will start working soon.
Edited by Sabah Mannan

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