Rally demanding 6-pt demands including signing of Teesta treaty in Rangpur
Human chain and rally of Teesta Bachao Nadi Bachao Sangram Parishad was held on Monday in Rangpur with six point demands including signing of Teesta agreement and implementation of Teesta master plan in accordance with science.
A human chain and rally was held at Rangpur Press Club premises with Principal Nazrul Islam Haqqani, Central President of Teesta Bachao Nadi Bachao Sangram Parishad and General Secretary Shafiar Rahman in the chair.
Among its other demands are the linking of tributaries of the Teesta River with the eastern river. Liberation of Teesta River and its branches from the hands of land robbers.
Protection of interest of farmers affected by Teesta breach, flood and drought. Development of farmer cooperatives and agro-based industrial plants to protect Teesta River and riparian interests. Compensation of the victims in the implementation of the master plan and ensuring employment of the people of Teesta Par on a priority basis in the project area.
At this time, the speakers said, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India is expected to make the Teesta agreement effective and an acceptable solution to the Teesta issue. President and editors of Rangpur, Gangachra, Pirgacha, Kaunia, Lalmonirhat, Hatibandha, Kurigram Teesta Bachan and Nadi Bachan Sangram Parishad spoke in the human chain and rally.