Today's Gallery (2017.12.05)
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) conducts an eviction drive on the bank of the river Shitalakkhya in Narayanganj yesterday. Around 50 illegal structures were demolished in Alamin Nagar area. Photo: Star
What looks like a dried-up and polluted channel is actually the Karnaphuli river. Disposal of industrial waste continues to pollute this vital lifeline of Chittagong, particularly in the dry season. Besides, a good number of canals carrying sewage and garbage flow into the river, threatening aquatic life. The photo was taken yesterday in Chaktai area where Chaktai canal merges with the Karnaphuli.