Three villages of the upazila are disappearing underneath the 2 kilometer lengthy river because of the erosion of Galachipay river. Galachipa River which is also called Ramnabad River by many. Dakua, an necessary union of the upazila situated close to this river, has 200 crore private and non-private buildings together with Union Parishad constructing in three villages of Atkhali, Dakua and Hogalbunia. The burial place of well-known journalist Altaf Mahmud, former president of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists, will go underneath the river throughout monsoon season. River erosion continues all year long. The severity of abrasion will increase through the monsoon season.
In accordance with native residents, the highway communication system has been developed from upazila headquarters to five unions of upazila and Dasmina upazila by the development of carpeting highway on flood management embankment of Galachipa river. If no preparations are made to handle the river, the grave website of former president of Bangladesh Federal Journalist Union, famend journalist Altaf Mahmud, will go underneath the river through the monsoon season.
Dakua Union Parishad Constructing, Atkhali Secondary College, Atkhali Major College, Jainpuri Pir Sahib Khanka, Atkhali Neighborhood Clinic, a part of Galachipa-Kalagachia hyperlink highway, a part of Galachipa-Charachandrail hyperlink highway are dealing with erosion. Moreover Tentultala Bazaar, 200 years previous zamindar home, 5 mosques, madrasa, 2 temples, quite a few homes and cropland.
The Water Growth Board has twice constructed flood management embankments with out taking any measures to stop river erosion or handle the river. A whole bunch of households have misplaced their properties because of the erosion of Galachipa river in a couple of years. One kilometer of embankment has already collapsed. Saline intrusion of tidal water is inflicting harm to crops.
UP member Shah Alam Mridha, Harun Hawladar and native residents mentioned, we do not need any extra Bodi Dam. One demand to the Prime Minister, defend our properties by stopping erosion by river administration.
Dakua Union Parishad chairman Biswajit Roy mentioned that if the initiative shouldn’t be taken to alter the course of the river by controlling and dredging the river shortly, Dakua Union Parishad and the private and non-private property price about 200 crore rupees will disappear underneath the Galachipa river. There may be an pressing have to cease river erosion by dropping geo baggage right here.
Member of Parliament for Patuakhali-3 (Dashmina-Galachipa) space SM Shahzada mentioned that he has introduced a speech within the nationwide parliament as a way to defend this necessary township from the erosion of Galachipa river. DO letter has been given to the involved ministry to take vital measures shortly. On this regard, he has met with the State Minister and Deputy Minister of the involved ministry a number of instances and requested to take vital measures.