Speakers at a human chain on Saturday urged the concerned authorities to take actions to evict illegal occupation from the River Meghna at Subarnachar upazila in Noakhali.
Subarnachar Upazila Association Chattogram organised the human chain at Chattogram Press Club on Saturday noon.
Speakers said that Subarnachar area was disappearing in Meghna. Houses and educational institutes were also disappearing in the river. The authorities should build an embankment to prevent land erosion.
They said that some influential people occupied River Meghna. Authorities must take actions against them, they added.
Abu Zafar Md Omar Faruk, president of Subarnachar Upazila Association Chattogram, presided over the human chain while general secretary Ahider Rahman Nayan conducted the programme. Chittagong University professor Md Kamal Uddin addressed the programme as chief guest.
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