What went wrong with Dhaka rivers re-demarcation?

ANALYSIS, THE BUSINESS STANDARD, JAN 16, 2021

“The River and Delta Research Centre (RDRC) has recently conducted research on thousands of river re-demarcation pillars on Turag, Buriganga, Balu and Shitalakhya rivers. After a combined survey and measurement by several ministries, the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has been constructing the pillars since 2014. The RDRC research, however, has found that hundreds of these pillars have been installed inside the river, thus, leaving land grabbers a scope to encroach on rivers’ property. The Business Standard has recently reached out to Mohammed Azaz, the chairman of RDRC and Nurul Alam, the project director of BIWTA to learn their respective positions on the research”

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