BIWTA demolition at Muslimbagh

  • BITWA bulldozed 89 illegal structures, including multi-storey and tin-shed buildings, and shanties in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BITWA bulldozed 89 illegal structures, including multi-storey and tin-shed buildings, and shanties in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BITWA bulldozed 89 illegal structures, including multi-storey and tin-shed buildings, and shanties in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BITWA bulldozed 89 illegal structures, including multi-storey and tin-shed buildings, and shanties in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Residents move away whatever they can before the BIWTA bulldozed a five-storey building in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Residents move away whatever they can before the BIWTA bulldozed a five-storey building in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BITWA bulldozed illegal structures in a demolition drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to clear the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BITWA bulldozed illegal structures in a demolition drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to clear the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BITWA bulldozed illegal structures in a demolition drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to clear the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BITWA bulldozed illegal structures in a demolition drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to clear the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A view of the rubble after BITWA bulldozed illegal structures in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A view of the rubble after BITWA bulldozed illegal structures in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman walks past the rubble after BITWA bulldozed illegal structures in a demolition drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman walks past the rubble after BITWA bulldozed illegal structures in a demolition drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BITWA says it will set up demarcation pillars and plant trees after bulldozing illegal structures at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BITWA says it will set up demarcation pillars and plant trees after bulldozing illegal structures at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BIWTA workers bulldozed illegal structures to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BIWTA workers bulldozed illegal structures to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BIWTA workers bulldozed illegal structures to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BIWTA workers bulldozed illegal structures to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People gather to see BITWA workers raze down illegal structures in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021.

    People gather to see BITWA workers raze down illegal structures in a drive at Mulimbagh near Thotarmatha in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021.