HC issues rule over Ctg waterlogging

Dhaka,  Wed,  20 September 2017
Published : 06 Aug 2017, 19:56:37

HC issues rule over Ctg waterlogging

The High Court today issued a rule asking officials concerned to explain in two weeks as to why it shall not direct them to take coordinated action to solve water logging problem of Chittagong city, reports BSS.

A High Court division bench, comprising Justice Zubayer Rahman Chowdhury and Justice Md. Iqbal Kabir, passed the order after holding hearing on a writ filed in public interest.

The court asked LGRD secretary, public works secretary, mayor of Chittagong City Corporation and its chief executive officer, chairman of Chittagong Development Authority and chairman of Chittagong WASA to comply with the order. 

The court also ordered the respondents to explain why the master plan made by Chittagong City Corporation in 1995 has not been implemented yet.

Lawyer Mohiuddin Md Hanif filed the writ on August 1.
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