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Mobile court against illegal brick kilns and polythene shopping bags in Kurigram.

  • Update Time : Tuesday, January 3, 2023
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Mobile court against illegal brick kilns and polythene shopping bags in Kurigram.

 Saifur Rahman Shamim, Kurigram –

 The Department of Environment and the Upazila Administration conducted a mobile court against an illegal brick kiln and banned polythene shopping bags at Nageshwari in Kurigram.  On Monday (02 January) the operation was conducted by the joint initiative of Kurigram Environment Department and Nageshwari Upazila Administration.  M/s K. located in Nageshwari Municipality for violation of Brick Making and Kiln Installation (Regulation) Act, 2013 (Amended-2019) in Abhiyan.  B.  An illegal brick kiln called Bricks was completely demolished.  On the other hand, with the help of Nageshwari upazila administration, a mobile court was conducted against the banned polythene shopping bags in Nageshwari town market.  Meanwhile, 02 (two) shops were raided for violating Section 6(a) of Bangladesh Environment Protection Act, 1995 and a total of 5 kg polythene shopping bags were seized and a fine of Rs.  Instructions are issued to prevent stocking, purchase/sale and use of banned polythene shopping bags while operating mobile courts.

 Nageshwari Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) and Executive Magistrate Ahmed Sadat led the operation and Kurigram Environment Department Assistant Director Rezaul Karim served as prosecutor.  Meanwhile, a group of members of law and order forces assisted in conducting the operation.

 During the operation of the Mobile Court, the brick kiln owners were directed to stop illegal brick kilns and make eco-friendly block bricks instead of burnt clay bricks.

 Rezaul Karim, assistant director of the Kurigram district office of the Department of Environment, said that according to the directives of the High Court, the campaign against illegal brick kilns without permits to control environmental pollution will continue.

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