Absence of permanent bridge spells hassles

Featured Desk, Antor Ahamed, Dhaka Office: Alltimenews.com:- Absence of permanent bridge spells hassles, The absence of a everlasting bridge over the Kumar river at Royera ghat beneath Shailakupa upazila are troubling the humans of 10 villages. These human beings had been the use of a brittle bamboo bridge for a long term to move the river.

Manirul Islam, a number one faculty teacher in a local government number one faculty, said at least 10,000 humans of Royera, Aruakandi, Taminagar, Umedpur, Damukdia, Lakkhipur, Bisnudia, Madhabpur, Bahirroyera and some different surrounding villages now rely on that rickety bamboo bridge to cross the river daily.
There were minor accidents, particularly regarding girls and children, wherein humans have slipped and fallen into the river. The hassle aggravates during the rainy season. Crossing the river in boats too becomes dangerous at that time due to the swelling of the river.

Aslam Hossain, a scholar of Class IX of Umedpur Secondary School, stated: “It’s typically tough for us to pass the bamboo bridge. We’re usually afraid at some point of the rainy season while crossing the river. If we slip and fall, we will die.”

Reshma Khatun, a scholar of Class VII at Umedpur Secondary School, said: “We’re afraid to move the bridge. It’s very volatile, especially for female college students. The authorities must take immediately steps on this regard.”

Faruk Hossain, a farmer of Taminnagar village, said: “We locate it tough to move our produces to the Royera Bazaar. Consequently, we incur losses by using selling our merchandise at neighborhood markets.”

A vegetable trader, Foysal Hossain of Lakhipur village, stated they need to incur high wearing charges in the absence of a proper bridge. They make a de excursion of a further 10 kilometres to reach the Shailakupa upazila market, he added.

Jahidul Kabir Feroz, ex-chairman of the Umedpur union parishad, stated motorbikes and small motors cannot use the bamboo bridge.

Abdul Malek, govt engineer of the local government engineering branch (Jhenidah), stated a permanent bridge might be built on the spot as quickly as the desired funds grow to be available.

 

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