Anti-Rampal rally in Dhaka today


Citizens’ platform National Committee to shield Oil, Gas and natural resources, Power and Ports is geared up to carry a mass rally at the Central martyr Minar nowadays hard cancellation of the one,320MW coal-fired station close to the Sundarbans in Rampal.
To attend the rally, activists started “March towards Dhaka” on Th from seven completely different points of the country – Rampal in Bagerhat, Panchagarh, Netrokona, Patuakhali, Sunamganj, Cox’s Bazar and Kansat of Chapainawabganj.
They additionally campaigned in capital of {bangladesh|national capital} to collect public support against the controversial station being enforced together by the governments of Bangladesh and Asian country.
On the opposite hand, the govt is adamant concerning implementing the project, claiming that it might not damage the angiospermous tree forest or the water species within the near Pashur watercourse.
Apart from Bangladeshis, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization {and the|and therefore the|and additionally the} Ramsar have also asked to shift the project expressing issues over the doable impact on the Sundarbans World Heritage web site.
Member Secretary of the platform academic Anu Muhammad on weekday hoped that the govt wouldn’t impede the rally. Otherwise, the protesters would stage civil disobedience programmes whenever they’re barred.