Protest against land acquisition held in Barisal

Our Correspondent . Barisal

People of Kalapara upazila in Patuakhali formed a human chain and held a rally Saturday afternoon protesting at the construction of coal-based thermal power plant in the area. Several hundred people of the area participated in the programme at village Madhupara protesting at the government’s steps for acquiring 1002 acres of land in the area for the plant. Kalapara Nagorik Committee convener Jalaluddin Talukdar and former UP member Ismail Talukdar addressed the programme, among others.

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