The villagers come together of village along side the river Meghna Wednesday submitted memorandum to the deputy commissioner and police superintendent demanding immediate closure of sand lifting from the river bed that caused heavy land slide and destruction of croplands in vast tracts.
The affected villagers of Gazaria Upazilla took position at the corridor of DC office and handed over the memorandum. They also expressed their grievance to the local MP M. Idris Ali who had been there to attend a rally.
The illegal and unplanned sand quarry by a group of dishonest sand traders have caused land slide and destruction of crops with their homes. So people are in great agony in this issue and now demand immediate closure of sand lifting alongside the riverbank.