In a bid to save the Dakatia river, the upazila administration in a drive evicted at least 16 illegal business establishments from the river bank at Goalvaor in Faridganj upazila on Tuesday noon.
The team led by Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) AHM Mahfuzur Rahman evicted a total of 15 illegal business establishments from the river bank in Goalvaor Bazar area.
Besides, an establishment was evicted from Char-Raghobroy Shingho School area.
UNO AHM Mahfuzur Rahman said the businessmen were requested earlier to shift their establishments in given time, but they did not pay heed to it.
So, the administration evicted the illegal establishments from the river bank to save the river, he said, adding that the drive will remain continue to evict all illegal establishments from the river area soon, the officer added. unb