A richshaw-van pullar cross through pitch black water discharge from Textile dyeing units in low level canal Kanchpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The canal link with Shitalakhya river. Shitalakhya, Turag, Balu and Buriganga river remain unchanged and completely unabated. The tanneries and thousands of other highly polluting industries keep discharging millions of gallons of toxic wastes into the rivers. Dhaka Wasa ( Water Supply and Sewerage Authority ) dumps over 90 percent of its untreated wastes which flow through its networks of sewerage lines and canals into the Buriganga river around the city.
Photo shows land grabbers fence off a section of the Buriganga river near Dikir Char, Narayangong, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The land grabbers continue filling the river with earth in front of Government administration. No action have taken to stop grabbed the river bed. Brich industry build tthis fence in the Buriganga river and earth and construction illegal structure some points in Buriganag river.
The photo shows a plot on the Buriganga River bed in the Lalbagh area, This piece of land also use dumping waste in the Buriganga river.The Buriganga river flowing through around capital look dismal. Bangladesh government not yet take any measures to save rivers. Buriganga, Turag, Balu, Shitalakhya -all rivers still give off a terrible stench. Encroachers continue filling rivers and industrialists keep polluting river water and encroachment. the industrialists, individuals even government organizations have grabbed river since1983. Dhaka water supply and sewage authority and Mitford Hospital direct discharge waste water in the Buriganga river.